2018 Ag Outlook Forum

 

September 27, 2018

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th St, Kansas City
10:30 AM Registration | 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Program | 4:00 PM Reception

Don’t miss this Mid-Year update on the US Ag Outlook

A lot has happened this year with debate on the Farm Bill, tariffs and trade wars, immigration issues, and industry consolidation. What does all of this mean to producers, agribusinesses and industry partners? Join in the discussion with some of the leading experts from USDA, USTR and agribusiness.

Click here for the current attendee list.

Welcome Remarks, Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse Editor-in-Chief & Kansas City Mayor Sly James

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Bill Northey, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Gregg Doud, Chief Ag Trade Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative

Outlook on Farm Economy

  • Robert Johansson, Chief Economist, USDA

  • Curt Hudnutt, Executive Vice President of Rural Banking, North America, Rabobank

  • Arlan Suderman, Chief Commodities Economist, INTL FCStone

Trade Issues in the Ag Industry

  • Pat Ottensmeyer, President & CEO, Kansas City Southern

  • Kevin Smith, Vice President, International and Processor Sales, Seaboard Foods

  • John Wilson, Senior Vice President and Chief Fluid Marketing Officer, Dairy Farmers of America

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Mark Jensen, President & CEO, Farm Credit Services of America

PROGRAM:

10:30 AM Registration
11:00 AM Welcoming Remarks, Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse Editor-in-Chief
11:15 AM Bill Northey, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
12:00 PM Luncheon with Featured Speaker
1:15 PM Outlook on Farm Economy
2:15 PM Trade Issues in the Ag Industry
3:30 PM Mark Jensen, President & CEO, Farm Credit Services of America
4:00 PM Reception
5:00 PM Adjournment
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