2019 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference
2019 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference- Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus, OH 43210
8:30am Registration and Coffee
9:00am Welcome and Introductions - Dr. Tim Haab- Chair of AEDE, Professor, and Deans Chair of Transformative Initiatives
9:10am Farm Income Outlook- “Ohio Farm Financial Conditions and Outlook” - Dr. Ani Katchova- Associate Professor and Farm Income Enhancement Chair
9:40am US Trade Policy- “Global Economic Outlook- Risks from the Trade War” Dr. Ian Sheldon- Professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade, and Policy
10:10am Break, Coffee and Refreshments in Atrium
10:30am Pork Supply Chain Panel: “Opportunities and Challenges in an Evolving Supply Chain” - Moderator: Dr. Brian Roe- Associate Chair and Van Buren Professor, Judson Armentrout- Commodity Management Coordinator, The Kroger Company, Dr. Don Davidson- Cooper arms and Dave Heisler- Owner, Fine Swine, LLC
11:20am Energy Outlook- “Just how did the US become the world’s largest oil producer (again) and will it last?” -Dr. Brent Sohngen- Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics
11:50am Farm Policy in 2019- “Changes and the Decisions Ahead”- Ben Brown- Professional Practice of Agricultural Risk Management
1:00pm Food Outlook- “Ohio Food System Trends and Outlook”- Dr. Zoë Plakias- Assistant Professor
1:30pm Commodity Outlook- “2020 vision or still Blurry?”-Ben Brown- Professional Practice of Agricultural Risk Management
9:00am - VIDEO 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 INTRODUCTION
9:30am - Moderator, Zoe Plakias, AEDE Assistant Professor
10:15am - Break
12:00pm - Lunch
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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