Arkansas State University will hold its 24th annual Agribusiness Conference on February 14, 2018. This year’s conference will focus on agricultural real estate, trade policy, the next Farm Bill, agricultural credit and commodity markets.
On-site registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. in A-State’s Fowler Center, located at 201 Olympic Drive in Jonesboro. Lunch will be served in First National Bank Arena at 12 p.m.. Afternoon breakout sessions will begin after lunch and end at 4:15 p.m..
The morning general session features four speakers and a panel discussion:
The luncheon speaker will be Roby Brock, the host and executive producer of Talk Business Politics.
Brock will discuss Arkansas political issues for business and agriculture.
Afternoon special-interest sessions include an update on community banking trends and the agricultural credit market, rice and cotton market issues, and poultry and beef market trends.
Afternoon speakers include:
The conference qualifies for continuing education credits according to the guidelines of the Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy, Arkansas Certified Crop Advisors, Arkansas Agricultural Consultants, and the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
Admission to the conference and luncheon is free, but pre-registration is encouraged.
Detailed conference information and online registration are available at AState.edu/agribusconf
To register by phone, contact the College of Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, (870) 972-3221, or email AState_Agribus_Conf@AState.edu.
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