Washington Watch is held each spring in our nation's capitol and gives members the opportunity to hear from agriculture organizations, officials from the United States Department of Agriculture and leadership of the House and Senate.

Washington Watch 2017
May 1-3, Holiday Inn Capitol

Wondering what Washington Watch is about? Check out this short video from NAFB member, Joe Gill.


Washington Watch kicks-off with a member meeting at 2 p.m., Monday, May 1 and wraps up around 12 p.m. Wednesday, May 3. If you are departing Wednesday, we recommend book flights leaving after 2 p.m. Wednesday. To maximize your time in Washington, please schedule Congressional visits on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday.

Reserve Your Hotel Room Here

NAFB is subsidizing hotel rooms as a member benefit. The rate, inclusive of DC sales tax, currently 14.5%, is $139.00 per night and is available from Sunday, April 30 through Thursday, May 4. You may begin booking reservations directly on line by clicking on the weblink above. You may also make reservations by calling 1 877-572-6951 and referencing the National Association of Farm Broadcasting and booking code F6B. Credit card information is needed at time of reservation. Individual cancelation policy is 72 hours prior to date of arrival to avoid one night's room plus tax cancelation charge on credit card provided. Please call 1-877-572-6951 and reference your confirmation number. Please obtain a cancelation number when cancelling a reservation. Deadline date to make reservation is Friday, March 31, 2017. Reservation requests received after the deadline date will be subject to availability and prevailing rate.

NAFB Members Attending Washington Watch 2016 with Acting USDA Secretary Michael Scuse.