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2019 Agricultural Outlook Forum
Growing Locally, Selling Globally

Thursday, February 21, 2019
8:00a.m. Welcome: Deputy Secretary Steve Censky
8:10a.m. 2019 Agricultural Economic & Foreign Trade Outlook: Chief Economist Robert Johansson
8:40a.m. Keynote Address: Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue
9:45a.m. Plenary Panel (Panel announced: view announcement)
Food Prices & Farm Income Outlooks Selling Globally Innovation in Ag Trends in Agriculture & Food Markets Growing Locally
1:45p.m. US Food Markets: Trends and Outlook Agriculture in the Current Trade Agenda Crop and Livestock Biotechnology and the Evolving Regulatory Landscape Ag Trends through the Lens of the 2017 Ag Census Infrastructure for a Growing Rural Community
3:45p.m. The State of the Farm Economy Driving Forces in Global Trade Frontiers in Conservation Practices and Policies Food Labeling Trends and Policy   Farm Labor Challenges and Solutions
6:30p.m. Dinner Speaker
Friday, February 22, 2019
8:00a.m. Morning Kickoff: Trade Mitigation
Linking Products to Consumers Farm Policy Innovation in Ag Commodity Outlooks Commodity Outlooks
9:15a.m. School Lunch and Breakfast: Helping America’s Children get a Fresh Start Outlook for Agricultural Risk Mitigation Cellular Agriculture Grains and Oilseeds Outlook Sugar Outlook
11:00a.m. Issues in Ag Transportation, Linking Producers to Consumers Farm Policy Here and Abroad Integrity in Agriculture: Blockchain and Traceability Cotton Outlook Livestock and Poultry Outlook
Luncheons
1:00p.m. Cotton & Fibers Sugar & Sweeteners State Agricultural Issues Grains & Oilseeds Livestock Poultry & Dairy
Forest Management Ag Trade Information & Data Commodity Outlooks Commodity Outlooks
2:45p.m. Wildfires: Planning, Shared Stewardship, and Community Protection TBD The Value of Economic Information Dairy Outlook Organic Outlook

For More Information, please contact: Mirvat Sewadeh at 202-720-5447

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