Presenters for 2018 Summit


Dr. Jason Henderson, Associate Dean in the College of Agriculture & Director of Purdue Extension, produces research on the agricultural and rural economy covers topics such as land values, entrepreneurship, demographics, and the use of electronic commerce in agricultural industries.


Alan Bjerga has long been a fixture among Washington-based agricultural journalists, spending 12 years at Bloomberg News covering high-visibility topics like agricultural trade policy and rural economics. He left Bloomberg to become the new Senior Vice President of Communications for the National Milk Producers Federation.


President of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, Neel Kashkari will offer insights on the policies of the Federal Reserve and how they impact agriculture and food production.