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The 2021 Rural Economic Outlook Conference is scheduled for October 13.


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Time Event Speaker
8:00 am Breakfast and Registration  
8:45 am Welcome Cheryl DeVuyst, OSU Agricultural Economics Department Head and Professor
9:00 am U.S. Agricultural Economy: Situation and Outlook Rob Fox, Director, Knowledge Exchange Division, CoBank
10:00 am Break  
10:15 am Departmental Research Update Courtney Bir, OSU Agricutural Economics Assistant Professor
10:45 am Rural Broadband in Oklahoma Brian Whitacre, OSU Agricultural Economics Professor
11:15 am Small Meat Processing Rodney Holcomb, OSU Agricultural Economics Professor
11:45 am Undergraduate Update

Graduate Update
Aggie-X Representative

GSA Representative
Noon Catered Lunch  
1:00 pm Agricultural Trade Outlook Kent Bacus, Director of International Trade and Market Access, Trade Policy Division, National Cattlemen't Beef Association
2:00 pm Break  
2:15 pm Rapid Fire Outlook Panel:

Ag Finance Topics

Grain Markets

Livestock Markets

Rodney Jones, OSU Agricultural Economics Farm Credit Chair

Kim Anderson, OSU Agricultural Economics Professor Emeritus

Derrel Peel, OSU Agricultural Economics Charles Breedlove Professor
3:15 pm Wrap up/Evaluation  
3:30 pm Adjourn  


Print the 2021 Conference Agenda



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