2018 Ag Outlook Forum
September 27, 2018

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th St, Kansas City

The Ag Outlook Forum will feature some of the top leaders in the agriculture industry. Preliminary program plans include:

  • Welcome Remarks, Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse Editor-in-Chief
  • U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue (invited)
  • Panel Discussion: Outlook on Farm Economy
    • Robert Johansson, Chief Economist, USDA
    • Curt Hudnutt, Head of Rural, North America, Rabobank
    • Arlan Suderman, Chief Commodities Economist, INTL FCStone
  • Panel Discussion: Trade Issues in the Ag Industry
    • Gregg Doud, Chief Ag Trade Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative
    • Pat Ottensmeyer, President & CEO, Kansas City Southern
    • Rick Smith, President & CEO, Dairy Farmers of America


10:30 AM Registration
11:00 AM Welcoming Remarks, Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse
11:15 AM Opening Speaker
12:00 PM Luncheon with Featured Speaker
1:15 PM Outlook on Farm Economy
2:15 PM Trade Issues in the Ag Industry
3:15 PM Meeting Break
3:30 PM Closing Speaker
4:00 PM Reception
5:00 PM Adjournment