A-State's Agribusiness Conference Set For Feb. 13

by Arkansas Business Staff  on Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 10:55 am   1 min read

This year's Agribusiness Conference at Arkansas State University is scheduled for Feb. 13, marking its 25th year of providing information and agricultural policy education to farmers, agribusiness professionals, students and educators across the Mid-South.

The 2019 conference will focus on farm management, the economics and politics of trade and farm policy and the commodity and credit markets.

On-site registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. in A-State's Fowler Center at 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro. Lunch will be served at noon in the the First National Bank Arena at 217 Olympic Drive, and afternoon sessions end at 3:30 p.m.

Session speakers include:

  • Ted Glaub, founder and manager/broker at Glaub Farm Management LLC;
  • Jim Wiesemeyer, Washington policy analyst for Farm Journal Media;
  • Amanda Countryman, associate professor of agricultural economics at Colorado State University; and
  • Keith Coble, professor of agricultural economics at Mississippi State University.

The luncheon speaker, Tyne Morgan, is host of nationally televised program "U.S. Farm Report."

The conference qualifies for continuing education credits.

Admission and the luncheon are free, but pre-registration is encouraged. More information and an online registration form are available here. Attendees can also register by calling (870) 972-3221 or sending an email to AState_Agribus_Conf@AState.edu.



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