Michigan Agricultural Credit Conference

Date: October 26, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Location: Michigan Agricultural Credit Conference Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center – MSU

Monday, October 26, 2015

Big Ten Room C

Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center – MSU

 

The Michigan Agricultural Credit Conference provides financial officers across the state with updates on the various industries in Michgian and outlooks for the future. Hear from experts about credit cycles in agriculture, benchmarking farm financial performance, commodity and dairy outlooks, and much more. Registration cost is $65.00 per person; includes continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks. 

Participants may register as individuals or group registrations. If registering more than 10 people for the conference please download the large group registrant spreadsheet and complete the file prior to processing your group registration.

Agenda

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Coffee

9 a.m.

Business and Credit Cycles in Agriculture
Todd Kuethe, University of Illinois

9:45 a.m.

Sow Housing Options: Investment and Production Implications
Roger Betz and Beth Ferry, MSU Extension

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Agricultural, Trade, and Macroeconomic Policy Outlook
David Schweikhardt, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, MSU

11:30 a.m.

Benchmarking Michigan Farm Financial Performance
Chris Wolf, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, MSU

12 p.m.

Lunch – Big Ten B

1 p.m.

Dairy Market Situation and Outlook
Mark Stephenson, University of Wisconsin

2 p.m.

Break

2:15 p.m.

Grains and Soybean Price Outlook
Jim Hilker, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, MSU

3:15 p.m.

Adjourn

For more information or to register online, please visit the Michigan Agricultural Credit Conference registration page.