Convention Speaker Spotlight: Jonathan Coppess
Jonathan Coppess is on faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, director of the Gardner Agriculture Policy Program and author of The Fault Lines of Farm Policy: A Legislative and Political History of the Farm Bill. He has served as Chief Counsel and special counsel for the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, Administrator of the Farm Service Agency at USDA and Legislative Assistant to Senator Ben Nelson. Jonathan grew up on his family’s farm in Western Ohio, earned his Bachelors’ from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio and his Juris Doctor from The George Washington University Law School in Washington, DC. Listen in Tuesday afternoon of the CCA session, January 17th, as Jonathan provides update on carbon markets and the upcoming 2023 farm bill.