Agenda

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8:30 a.m. – AgriGrowth Business Meeting (AgriGrowth members only)      rosens-diversified

 

9:30 a.m. – U.S. Economic Outlook in AgricultureDr. Robert Johansson, Chief Economist, USDA, UMN Alumnus Master_AgStar_FncSrv_Small

 

10:30 a.m. – Morning Keynote Address: Agricultural Sustainability in an Uncertain Season

Keynote speaker – Dr. Margaret M. Zeigler, Ph.D., Executive Director of Global Harvest Initiative

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Noon – Luncheon Program

2016 Distinguished Service Award

Keynote Address – Carl Casale, CEO, CHS, Inc.CHSlogo(2)

 

2:15 p.m. – Keynote Address: The Global Economy: An Unconventional Outlook

Keynote speaker – Dr. Vikram Mansharamani, Ph.D.  author, Yale lecturer & Harvard Senior Fellow

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3:35 p.m. – Panel Discussion: Election Breakdown 2016

Panel moderator – Mary Lahammer, Program host & political reporter, Twin Cities Public Television (TPT)

Panelists:

Blois Olson, Fluence Media

Kurt Zellers, MZA+Co

Katharine Tinucci, MZA+Co

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4:30 p.m. Conference concludes – Reception to follow – Cash bar + hors d’oeuvres