Grain, Livestock, Policy & Economic Outlook from Extension Midwest Outlook Conf in Kansas City – August 20-21, 2012

The 2012 Extension Midwest Outlook Conference was held Monday-Tuesday, August 20-21, 2012 at the Kansas City Airport Holiday Inn.  The various presentations on economic, livestock, grain and farm policy outlook given by University and USDA specialists can be found at the following website:

The list of speakers and their presentations can be found below:

Macroeconomic Outlook – by Brian Briggeman of Kansas State University (here)

Beef Cattle Industry Outlook – by Glynn Tonsor of Kansas State University (here)

Hog Outlook (What does the future hold for the pork industry?) – by Chris Hurt of Purdue University (here)

Dairy Market & Policy Outlook – by Scott Brown of University of Missouri (here)

Farm Bill / Ag Policy Outlook – by Brad Lubben of University of Nebraska (here)

USDA NASS Current Crops & Livestock Update – by Joseph Prusacki of USDA NASS (here)

Corn Outlook – by Stephen Koontz of Colorado State University (here)

Soybean Outlook – by Patrick Westhoff of University of Missouri / FAPRI (here)

Bioenergy / Energy Markets Situations & Trends – by Matt Roberts of Ohio State University (here)

The Changing Structure of the Canadian Wheat Marketing System – by Frayne Olson of North Dakota State University (here)

Wheat Market Outlook – by Daniel O’Brien of Kansas State University (here)


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