Department of Agricultural Economics Extension

RURAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE
October 17, 2018. Conoco Phillips OSU Alumni Center
STILLWATER, OK.

AGENDA

07:30 am Breakfast and Registration
08:30 am Welcome, Dr. Tom Coon, Dean and VP, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
08:40 am Economic Outlook, Nathan Kauffman, Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank – Omaha Branch (Slides)
09:45 am State of the Oklahoma Rural Economy, Dave Shideler (Slides)
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Federal and State Changes in Budgets and Policy, Dr. Amy Hagerman, OSU Agricultural Economics Assistant Professor in Food and Ag Policy (Slides)
11:50 am Undergraduate Update – Amanda Higgins, Aggie-X President
Graduate Update – Logan Britton, GSA President
12:00 pm Catered Lunch
12:45 pm Concentration and Structural Change in U.S. Agriculture, Dr. James MacDonald, USDA Economic Research Service (Slides)
02:00 pm Break
02:30 pm Rapid Fire Outlook Panel
Agricultural Finance topics, Rodney Jones, Farm Credit Chair (Slides)
Grain Markets, Kim Anderson, OSU Agricultural Economics Professor Emeritus (Slides)
Livestock Markets, Derrell Peel, OSU Agricultural Economics Charles Breedlove Professor (Slides)
03:45 pm Wrap-up/ Evaluation
04:00 pm Adjourn
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