The annual Oklahoma State University agricultural economics department’s Rural Economic Outlook Conference, Oct. 21, in Stillwater, Okla., features a look at China’s business outlook, agriculture’s financial downturn and an ag economic outlook.
Keynote speakers include Mike Boehje, distinguished professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University; Brady Sidwell, president of Enterprise Grain Company, Sidwell Strategies and Sidwell Seed; and Terry Barr, senior director, Knowledge Exchange.
OSU ag econ staff will discuss Research and Extension updates, grain and livestock markets, and agricultural finance.
The annual conference offers Oklahoma and Southwest farmers and ranchers an opportunity to evaluate trends, markets and opportunities in various enterprises at an opportune time to affect decision-making for the 2017 cropping season.
The conference will be held in OSU’s Alumni Center on the OSU campus. The conference begins with registration at 7:30 and adjourns at 4:00 p.m. Pre-registration deadline is Oct. 14. Check here for online registration.
For more information, call (405) 744-9836 or check agecon.oksate.edu.