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Rural Economic Outlook Conference

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:27:04 CDT

Rural Economic Outlook Conference
Friday, October 20, 2017
Conoco Phillips OSU Alumni Center

Pre-registration deadline is October 14, 2017

You are invited to the upcoming Rural Economic Outlook Conference, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 at the OSU Alumni Center in Stillwater. Keynote speakers will be addressing particularly timely topics: trade, Farm Bill and the macroeconomic environment. OSU will also have faculty contributing some rapid-fire outlook information and research updates. Online registration for the public is at agecon.okstate.edu/extension/ruralconference.asp.


7:30 am - Breakfast and Registration
8:30 am - Welcome, Dr. Tom Coon, Dean and VP, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
8:40 am - Economic Outlook, Cortney Cowley, Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank
9:45 am - Break
10:00 am - U.S. Farm Policy: Tweak or Trash? Dr. Pat Westhoff, University of Missouri, Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute
11:15 am - Faculty research/Extension updates
11:45 am - Undergraduate Update Aggie-X representative
12:00 pm - Catered Lunch
12:45 pm - How Increased Dependence on Trade Impacts the Farm Economy Dr. Luis Ribera, Texas A&M University
2:00 pm - Break
2:15 pm - Rapid Fire Outlook Panel Agricultural Finance topics, Rodney Jones, Farm Credit Chair, and Damona Doye, Rainbolt Chair of Agricultural Finance Grain Markets, Kim Anderson, OSU Agricultural Economics Professor Emeritus Livestock Markets, Derrell Peel, OSU Agricultural Economics Charles Breedlove Professor
3:45 pm - Wrap-up/ Evaluation
4:00 pm - Adjourn

For more information about the conference, contact:
Department of Agricultural Economics
Oklahoma State University
308 Agricultural Hall
Stillwater, OK 74078


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