Department of Agricultural Economics Extension

RURAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
October 21, 2016. Conoco Phillips OSU Alumni Center
STILLWATER, OK.

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October 21, 2016 – Conoco Phillips OSU Alumni Center
07:30 am Breakfast and Registration
08:30 am Welcome, Dr. Mike Woods, Agricultural Economics Department Head
08:40 am Economic Outlook, Terry Barr, Senior Director, Knowledge Exchange, CoBank
10:00 am Break
10:15 am The Outlook for Business in China, Brady Sidwell, President of Enterprise Grain Company, Sidwell Strategies and Sidwell Seed
11:15 am Faculty research/Extension updates:
Dr. Rodney Holcomb, Professor and Charles B. Browning Endowed Professorship in Food Science
Dr. Kellie Raper, Associate Professor
11:45 am Undergraduate Update – Aggie-X representative
Comments from the DASNR Vice-President, Dean and Director – Dr. Tom Coon
12:00 pm Catered Lunch
12:45 pm The Financial Downturn in Agriculture: Vulnerabilities and Opportunities, Dr. Mike Boehlje, Distinguished Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
02:15 pm Break
02:30 pm 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
03:45 pm Wrap-up/ Evaluation
04:00 pm Adjourn
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