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Summer Commodity Conference & State PAC Endorsement Session

August 4 - August 5

Schedule of Events:

Thursday, August 4
10:30 a.m. — Welcome & Comments by MOFB President Garrett Hawkins
10:45 a.m. — SESSION: Agricultural Inputs – What Can We Expect // Chris DeMoss, Director of Plant Foods, MFA, Inc.
11:30 a.m. — SESSION: Accelerating the Validation of New Innovative Concepts on the Farm // Vijay Chauhan, BioSTL, Early Adopter Grower Innovation Community (EAGIC)
12:00 p.m. — Lunch
1:00 p.m. — SESSION: Livestock & Grain Market Outlook // Dr. Scott Brown & Ben Brown, University of Missouri
1:45 p.m. — SESSION: Agriculture Today: Estate Tax, Cattle Markets, Cost of Production, Farm Bill and Carbon Markets // Bart Fischer, Texas A&M University
2:30 p.m. — SESSION: Cattle Markets – The Industry View // Bruce Mershon, MCA;  Shawn Tiffany, Tiffany Feedyard, & Tyrel Lembke, American Foods Group
3:30 p.m. — Commodity Committee Advisory Meetings
5:30 p.m. — Social Event
6:00 p.m. — Dinner // Greg Ibach, Undersecretary in Residence at the University of Nebraska, former USDA Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, former Director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture
8:00 p.m. — Hospitality Room

Friday, August 5
6:30 a.m. — Breakfast
8:00 a.m. — Welcome & Comments by MOFB President Garrett Hawkins
8:10 a.m. — SESSION: Delivering Common Sense Ag Policy // Bill Northey, CEO of the Agribusiness Association of Iowa, former USDA Undersecretary for Farm Production and Conservation, former Iowa Secretary of Agriculture
9:00 a.m. — SESSION: Agriculture & Elections // Tim Murtaugh, Columnist for the Washington Times, former Director of Communications for President Donald Trump, former USDA Director of Communications
10:00 a.m. — Statewide PAC Meeting
10:30 a.m. — Regional Endorsement Committee Meetings
11:15 a.m. — PAC Board of Trustees Meeting

Event Information:

Official hotel: Capitol Plaza Hotel — 800-338-8088 — Block code: Missouri Farm Bureau


For additional information, contact Davin Althoff (davin.althoff@mofb.org // 573-893-1416).


August 4
August 5
Event Category:


Missouri Farm Bureau
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Capitol Plaza Hotel
415 W McCarty St
Jefferson City,MO65010
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(573) 635-1234
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