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Life Beyond Breaking Even: Farm Economy Summit 2018

When Jan 29, 2018 01:00 PM to
Jan 30, 2018 05:00 PM
Where National Energy Center - Bismarck State College
Contact Name
Contact Phone 701.231.5265
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Farm Management Workshop

Monday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • Ryan Larsen, Assistant Professor of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, Utah State University
  • Matt Diersen, Professor and Extension Risk/Business Management Specialist, South Dakota State University
  • Matt Stockton, Associate Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • David Ripplinger, Assistant Professor and Extension Bioproducts Economist, North Dakota State University
  • Frayne Olson, Associate Professor and Extension Crops Economist, North Dakota State University

 

Managing Stresses in Farming, Families and Finances Workshop

Monday, Jan. 29, 1-6 p.m.

  • Rural Families, Farming and Health: Keys to Making a Difference – Rick Peterson, Professor and Extension Specialist, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
  • Family Financial Strategies in Tough Times – Carrie Johnson, Assistant Professor and Personal Finance Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
  • Plowing Through Conflict One Conversation at a Time – Jodi Bruns, Area Extension Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
  • Farm Stress and Family Wellness – Monica McConkey, Licensed Counselor, Prairie St. John’s
  • Managing Stress and Pursuing Wellness in Times of Tight Margins – Sean Brotherson, Professor and Extension Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

 

Farm and Ranch Economic Summit

8 a.m.- 4:15 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 30

Keynote Address – Roger Johnson, President, National Farmers Union

Current Farm Economy Issues/Trends Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

  • Ryan Larsen, Assistant Professor of Agribusiness and Applied Economics, Utah State University
  • Kyle Olson, Adult Farm Management Instructor, Bismarck State College
  • Dale Ihry, Executive Director, North Dakota Corn Utilization Council

Farm Financial Options and Alternatives Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

  • Matt Diersen, Professor and Extension Risk/Business Management Specialist, South Dakota State University
  • Matt Stockton, Associate Professor and Extension Agricultural Economist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Scott Carlson, Executive Director, Farmers’ Legal Action Group, St. Paul, Minn.

Luncheon Keynote Address – Rick Peterson, Professor and Extension Family Life Specialist, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

Farm Stresses in the Field and Home Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A

  • Rick Peterson, Professor and Extension Family Life Specialist, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension
  • Jodi Bruns, Area Extension Specialist, NDSU Extension Service
  • Monica McConkey, Licensed Counselor, Prairie St. John’s
  • Sean Brotherson, Professor and Extension Family Life Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

Farm Economy Outlook for 2018 Presentation and Panel Discussion

  • Frayne Olson, Associate Professor and Extension Crops Economist, North Dakota State University
  • David Ripplinger, Assistant Professor and Extension Bioproducts Economist, North Dakota State University

Closing

Agenda and Presenters brochure

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