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Market Club Facilitator In-service

When Sep 28, 2017
from 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Where Minot
Contact Name
Contact Phone 701.231.8642
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The annual Market Club in-service for market club facilitators and Extension farm economic agents has been planned for September 28, 2017, at the Carrington Research Extension Center.  Whether you facilitate a market club, want to start a market club, or just want to get the latest updates on the latest topics affecting agriculture today, you are welcome. 

Location: Carrington Research Extension Center, 663 Hwy. 281 N., Carrington, ND

Pre-registration:  Call Paulann Haakenson at 701-231-7393 or (for meal count only).  $10 will be collected at the meeting for lunch.


10:00     Registration and Overview - Frayne Olson, NDSU crops economist

10:10     Livestock Outlook and Marketing Strategies - Tim Petry, NDSU Livestock marketing economist

10:50     Bio-energy Update - David Ripplinger, NDSU Bio-product/bio-energy economist

11:20     Farm Bill Cashflow - Andy Swenson, NDSU farm and family resource management specialist

11:45     Oil and Gas Outlook - David Ripplinger

12:00     Lunch

12:30     China: Customer or Competitor - Tom Wahl, NDSU Professor in Agribusiness and Applied Economics

1:15       Grain Storage Economics - Frayne Olson and/or David Ripplinger, NDSU bioproducts/bioenergy economist

1:50       Marketing Club Ideas and Experiences
              Panel:  Keith Torgergon, ND Farm/Ranch Business Management Instructor, Wahpeton
              Randy Grueneich, County Extension Agent, Barnes County
              Allison Thompson, ND Farm/Ranch Business Management Instructor, Langdon
              Jory Hansen, ND Farm/Ranch Business Management Instructor, Carrington

2:30       Break

2:45       Crop Outlook and Marketing Strategies - Frayne Olson

3:45       Evaluations and Announcements

3:55       Adjourn

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