Ag Outlook Forum

September 23, 2019

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

Mark your calendars and make plans to join the
Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City
and Agri-Pulse for the Ag Outlook Forum!


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

  • Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Stephen Censky (invited)

  • Gregg Doud, Chief Ag Trade Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative (invited)

  • Panel of Regional Government Officials to discuss Infrastructure Challenges with Missouri Governor Mike Parson

  • Warren Preston, Deputy Chief Economist, USDA

  • 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

Early bird pricing ends August 23 -- register today!


8:00 a.m.

9:30 a.m.
Welcome & Keynote Presentation

12:00 noon
Buffet Lunch

1:00 p.m.
Panel Discussions:
Infrastructure Challenges
Ag Economy
Workforce Development

4:15 p.m.

5:00 p.m.


Sponsorship opportunities are still available. Contact Tom Davis for more information at or 515-360-2364.