Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Webinar Series for November | New



SOUL – The Iowa State University extension and outreach farm management team will host its annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management program through five webinars, scheduled for November 1-5.

The aim of the program is to provide agribusiness leaders with a concise assessment of current market conditions, opportunities and challenges, as well as expected trends in crop and livestock income potential and considerations. management as a new year approaches.

Producers will hear about the impact of COVID-19 and post-COVID-19 on agricultural markets, and what could happen as the United States and the world continue to recover.

“We are still recovering and trying to get out of the COVID crisis,” said Chad Hart, professor of economics and grain markets specialist at Iowa State. “Whether it’s crop and livestock prices, supply chain disruptions or changes in land values ​​and farm investments, producers have a lot on their minds right now. “

Speakers include Chad Hart, ISU outreach and outreach specialist; Alejandro Plastina, associate professor of economics and extension economist; Lee Schulz, associate professor of economics and livestock economist; Bobby Martens, Associate Professor and Agricultural Supply Chain Specialist; and Wendong Zhang, associate professor of economics and extension economist.

This program takes an in-depth look at the outlook for agriculture in 2022 and provides an opportunity to discuss Iowa’s current economic situation with academic experts.

Seminar dates and speakers

Monday November 1st. Chad Hart discusses crop markets and prices beyond 2021.

Tuesday November 2. Bobby Martens discusses supply chain disruptions – short and long term consequences for agriculture.

Wednesday November 3. Alejandro Plastina discusses short and long term perspectives on voluntary agricultural carbon markets.

Thursday November 4. Wendong Zhang discusses the value of farmland and the US-Chinese agricultural trade.

Friday November 5. Lee Schulz discusses the ranching outlook and profit potential for beef, pork, and other industries in Iowa.

All webinars will be moderated by Ann Johanns, Education Extension Specialist at ISU Extension and Outreach. She can be reached at [email protected] or at 515-337-2766.

Registration for the entire series is $ 20 per email address and includes access to five live programs and archived recordings from each session. Viewing of live and recorded programs is done through a web browser and no additional software downloads are required.

Only paid registrants will have access to the webinar recordings after the live events. Initial questions for presenters can be sent to [email protected]


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