Ag Outlook Forum

September 23, 2019

Kansas City Marriott Downtown
200 West 12th St, Kansas City
9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


The Ag Outlook Forum featured some of the top leaders in the agriculture industry.

  • Welcome Remarks, Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse Editor-in-Chief

  • Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky

  • Missouri Governor Mike Parson

  • Senator Jerry Moran, Kansas

  • Jason Hafemeister, Trade Counsel to the Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture (Click here to download presentation.)

  • Warren Preston, Deputy Chief Economist, USDA (Click here to download presentation.)

  • Panel on Ag Economy moderated by Sara Wyant, Agri-Pulse

    • Luke Chandler, Chief Economist, John Deere

    • Jim Farrell, President, Farmers National Company

    • Ashley Hungerford, Economist, USDA OCE

    • Pat Westhoff, FAPRI Director, University of Missouri

  • Panel on Workforce Development moderated by Mark Stewart, President & CEO, Agriculture Future of America

    • Dr. Allen Featherstone, Director - Master in Agribusiness Program, Kansas State University

    • Torree Pederson, President, Aligned

    • Jackie Klippenstein, Senior Vice President, Government, Industry and Community Relations, Dairy Farmers of America

    • Sharyl Sauer, Global Business Platform Communications Leader, Corteva Agriscience