Following the historic drought of 2012, you might be interested in the ripple effects the grain industry could experience. Export markets, the ethanol industry, and even legislation could be affected. Hear about these issues and more from leading experts at “Agriculture 2.0: Business Intelligence for Tomorrow’s Farms” on December 10-12 in Chicago.
Illinois’ own Dr. Gary Schnitkey of the University of Illinois will address crop insurance and risk management strategies for 2012, Rabobank’s David Nelson will size up prospects for world meat demand, and Dr. Bill Wilson of North Dakota State University will speak to U.S. grain and soybean export competitiveness.
The Illinois Corn Growers Association has secured a $50.00 discount for every ICGA member who registers and pays for the conference by November 23, 2012. Individual registration is $495, and the $50 discount will take effect when you use the code “AD2012.” More information, including hotel room discounts, is available at www.dtnagsummit.com.