2018 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference
9:00am - Comments 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
9:10am - Tim Haab, AEDE Department Chair: Welcome and Introductions
9:30am - Moderator, Zoe Plakias, AEDE Assistant Professor
9:30am - Barry Ward, Director, OSU Extension Income Tax School: "Farm Input Outlook"
10:15am - Break
10:30am - Ben Brown, Program Manager, Farm Management Program: “Commodity Outlook-South America Focus”
11:15am - Ian Sheldon, Professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy: “Trade and Policy”
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00pm - Agricultural Policy Panel - Carl Zulauf, Professor Emeritus, 2018 Farm Bill Analysis, Fred Yoder, Yoder Ag Services, and Kevin Elder, Producer:
2:00pm - Ani Katchova, Associate Professor and Farm Income Enhancement Chair – “Ohio Farm Financial Conditions and Outlook”
3:00pm - Comments and conclusion
2017 Outlook Conference:
View the entire 2017 annual Ohio State University Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference that was held on November 9th from 8:30am to 2:00pm.
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8:45-9:00am Intros from AEDE Department Chair Tim Haab, Cathann A. Kress, VP for Agricultural Administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and Conference Moderator and AEDE Assistant Professor Zoe Plakias
9:30-10:00am Ian Sheldon, Chair, Anderson’s Program in International Trade – “Free Trade Agreements: Why They Matter to U.S. Agriculture”
1:15-2:00pm Gary Schnitkey, Professor and Farm Management Specialist, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois – “Current Outlook and Economic Conditions on Corn-Belt Farms”
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