USDA Ag Outlook Forum Topics – Farmland Tenure/Transition, Brazil Ag Cropland Trends, Crop and Livestock Disease Impacts, etc.

2016 Agricultural Outlook Forum, Transforming Agriculture, February 25 to 26, 2016, Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Virginia

Following are a number of the important presentations from day 2 of the 2016 USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum held February 25-26, 2016 in Arlington, Virginia.

A. How is regionalization accomplished in plant health? (Stephanie Bloem, NAPPO)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/Bloem.pdf

B. How Land Tenure will Shape the Future of U.S. Agriculture (Neil Hamilton, Drake University)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/Hamilton.pdf

C. Land Tenure and Transition: Insights Gained Through Extension Programming (Damona Doye, Oklahoma State University)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/DoyeFarmland.pdf

D. Rethinking Farmland Transition for the 21st Century (Julia Freedgood, American Farmland Trust)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/Freedgood.pdf

E. A State-Level Perspective on Collaborating with Federal Partner Agencies (wrt Foodborne/Poultry-sourced Disease Outbreaks) (Carlota Medus, Minnesota Dept. of Health)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/Medus.pdf

F. Climate and Cropping Patterns in Brazil (Mark Brusberg – USDA Meteorologist)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/Brusburg.pdf

G. Monitoring Land Use and Land Cover Change for Agricultural Production (Brazil focused) (Douglas Morton, NASA)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/Morton.pdf

H. In-Country Perspective of Changing Markets (Brazilian Ag Market Development) (Clay Hamilton, USDA Embasy / FAS-Brazil)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/CHamilton.pdf

I. Scientific and Technological Achievements of USDA Agencies and Emerging Technologies in Agriculture (Steven Shafer and Mik Strauss, USDA Ag Research Service)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/SHAFER.pdf

J. Agricultural Innovation – the U.S. and the Developing World (Philip Pardey – Univ. of Minnesota)
http://www.usda.gov/oce/forum/2016_speeches/Pardey.pdf

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