2020/2019 Agricultural Policy and Outlooks

2020 Agricultural Policy and Outlook Meeting - November 12, 2020, 8:30am-2:30pm

2020 Agricultural Policy and Outlook County Meetings

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. Video of Presentation.

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. Video of Presentation.

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. Video Presentation.

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. Video of Presentation.

11:50am Farm Policy in 2019- “Changes and the Decisions Ahead”Ben Brown- Professional Practice of Agricultural Risk Management. Video Presentation.

12:20pm Lunch

1:00pm Food Outlook- “Ohio Food System Trends and Outlook”Dr. Zoë Plakias- Assistant Professor. Video Presentation.

1:30pm Commodity Outlook- “2020 vision or still Blurry?”-Ben Brown- Professional Practice of Agricultural Risk Management.  Video Presentation.

2:00pm Adjourn


2018 Conference:

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

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

10:15am - Break

10:30am - Ben Brown, Program Manager, Farm Management Program, Slides: Commodity Outlook-South America Focus”, VIDEO

11:15am - Ian Sheldon, Professor and Andersons Chair of Agricultural Marketing, Trade and Policy, Slides: Trade and PolicyVIDEO

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, VIDEO OF PANEL

2:00pm - Ani Katchova, Associate Professor and Farm Income Enhancement Chair, Slides: Ohio Farm Financial Conditions and Outlook”, VIDEO

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.  

Click on the featured speaker's name to view a recording of their presentation.   


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