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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


2018 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference


9:00am - Tim Haab, AEDE Department Chair: Welcome and Introduction of Conference Moderator, Zoe Plakias, Assistant Professor

9:30am - Barry Ward, Director, OSU Extension Income Tax School: "Farm Input Outlook"

10:45am - Ben Brown, Program Manager, Farm Management Program: “Commodity Outlook-South America Focus”

11:30am - Ian Sheldon, Professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy: “Trade and Policy”

12:15pm - Lunch and remarks from Cathann Kress, Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and Gary Pierzynski, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences  

1:15pm - Carl Zulauf, Professor Emeritus, Fred Yoder, Yoder Ag Services, and Kevin Elder, Producer: "Agricultural Policy Panel"

2:15pm - Ani Katchova,Professor and Chair, Farm Income Enhancement  – “Ohio Farm Financial Conditions and Outlook”

3:00pm - Comments and conclusion