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Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference

Ag Policy Outlook Conference

2022 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

8:30am-3:00pm

Location: Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center (2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus, OH 43210)

The Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference is the premier annual forum related to Ohio’s agricultural and food industry, covering issues important to producers, agribusinesses, and elected officials.

Faculty experts from the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics will discuss:

  • Energy Market Outlook (Brent Sohngen)
  • Ohio Farm Income Outlook (Ani Katchova)
  • Labor Market Outlook (Margaret Jodlowski)
  • Inflation and Macroeconomic Outlook (Mark Partridge)
  • International Economic Outlook (Ian Sheldon)
  • Grain Market Outlook (Seungki Lee)

We are pleased to welcome Scott Irwin (Laurence J. Norton Chair of Agricultural Marketing and Director of the farmdoc Program at the University of Ilinois, Urbana-Champaign) and Aaron Wilson (Ag Weather and Climate Field Specialist at The Ohio State University Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center) who will examine "More land or higher yields: How do we increase US agricultural output?".

This in-person event is limited to 100 registrants. Registration and refreshments begin at 8:30am. Lunch is included. There is no charge for this event.

 

 

The 2021 virtual conference was held Nov. 18 and Nov. 19. Session recordings and corresponding session presentations can be accessed on-demand below.
 

“Consumers, Shopping, and Local Food: What’s Next?"
presented by AEDE Assistant Professor Dr. Zoë Plakias.
Presentation (PDF download)
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Consumers, shopping and local foods: What's next?

 

"Now Hiring: An Ohio Food & Agricultural Labor Update
presented by AEDE Assistant Professor Dr. Margaret Jodlowski.
Presentation (PDF download)
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Now Hiring: An Update on Agricultural Labor

 

US Trade Policy and Prospects for Agricultural Trade
presented by AEDE Professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy Dr. Ian Sheldon.
Presentation (PDF download)
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U.S. Trade Policy and Prospects for Agricultural Trade

 

"Agricultural Commodity Markets: Trends and Prospects
presented by AEDE Assistant Professor Dr. Seungki Lee.
Presentation (PDF download)
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Agricultural Commodity Markets: Trends and Prospects

 

"Agricultural Finance Recovery
presented by Dr. Nathan Kauffman, Vice President and Omaha Branch Executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Presentation (PDF download)
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Agricultural Finance Recovery

 

A Conversation about the Next U.S. Farm Bill,” 
presented by Assistant Professor Jonathan Coppess, J.D., University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Presentation (PDF download)
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A Conversation on the U.S. Farm Bill

 


Session recordings from our previous year's conference and county outlook meetings can be accessed below.