Program

Program: 2019 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference

Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., Columbus, OH 43221

8:30

Registration and Coffee

Lobby

9:00

Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Tim Haab- Chair of AEDE, Professor, and Deans Chair of Transformative Initiatives

9:10

Farm Income Outlook- “Ohio Farm Financial Conditions and Outlook”

Dr. Ani Katchova- Associate Professor and Farm Income Enhancement Chair

9:40

 

US Trade Policy- “Where are we heading?”

Dr. Ian Sheldon- Professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade, and Policy

10:10

Break

Coffee and Refreshments in Atrium

10:30

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 Farms
Dave Heisler- Owner, Fine Swine, LLC

11:20

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

11:50

Farm Policy in 2019- “Changes and the Decisions Ahead” Ben Brown- Professional Practice of Agricultural Risk Management

12:20

Lunch

 

1:00

Food Outlook- “Food and Agriculture as Ingredients of Economic Development”

Dr. Zoë Plakias- Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics

1:30

Commodity Outlook- “2020 vision or still Blurry?”

Ben Brown- Professional Practice of Agricultural Risk Management

2:00

Adjourn