What’s Next for Iowa Farmers Facing Uncertainty with the Farm Bill, Extreme Weather Swings, Global Ag Market Swings and more? Print
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Written by Andrew Wheeler   
Tuesday, 16 July 2013 08:02

What: Iowa Farm Bureau's 2013 Economic Summit | Grain, Gridlock and Globalization: Managing Today’s Economic Uncertainty for Livestock and Grain Farmers

Featured speakers include: Secretary of Agriculture, Tom Vilsack, U.S. Farm Reports, John Phipps, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, Bill Northey, Daniel Mitchell The Cato Institute, Jim Knuth Farm Credit Services, Michael Boehlje Purdue University, Elwyn Taylor Iowa State University, Ron Beach, Peoples Company, Allen Featherstone Kansas State University - just to name a few!

When: July 22-23, 2013. Registration 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Program starts at 9:00 a.m.

Where: Scheman Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa


  • How will sequestration cuts affect producers?
  • What will the 2013 harvest bring and why is it important to both grain and livestock farmers?
  • Rising land prices - what's in store?
  • Is globalization creating strong new competitors for US agriculture?

    These are just a few of the questions that will be explored at the second annual Iowa Farm Bureau Economic Summit.

    In addition to experts of policy, farmland value, climate, and markets, media will also have the opportunity to interact with numerous farmers from around the state, all of whom will be weighing in on the future of agriculture.

    Reserve your spot today. To see the full agenda, click HERE.
  • For more information or to confirm registration or arrange media interviews, please contact Andrew Wheeler at 515-225-5409 or by email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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