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2004 ASU Agribusiness Conference

2004 ASU Agriculture-Business Conference

Presented and Sponsored by:

  • Arkansas State University College of Agriculture
  • Judd Hill Foundation
  • Arkansas Farm Bureau
  • AgHeritage Farm Credit Services 
  • Farm Credit Mid-South
  • Liberty Bank
  • Riceland Foods
  • USA Rice Federation
  • Busch Agricultural Resources

8:00
Registration: Fowler Center Lobby

8:30
General Session I: Fowler Center Riceland Hall
Dr. Bert Greenwalt, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Director of ASU Agriculture-Business Conference

8:45
Agricultural Biotechnology: The Agribusiness and Consumer View
Dr. Harvey Glick
Director of Scientific Affairs, Monsanto Company

Dr. Thomas J. Hoban Conference Presentation
Extension Sociologist, North Carolina State University

9:45
Break and Refreshments: Fowler Center Grand Hall

10:10
General Session II: Fowler Center Riceland Hall
Agricultural Biotechnology: The Food System View and Government Policy Implications

Ms. Karil Kochenderfer Conference Presentation
Director of Environmental Affairs and New Technologies, Grocery Manufacturers of America, Inc.

Mr. Dan Glickman

The 26th Secretary of Agriculture
Director of the Harvard Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government

11:20
Panel Discussion with General Session Speakers
Moderated by Dr. Bert Greenwalt and Dr. David Schweikhardt

12:00
Lunch: Convocation Center, Red Entrance, Arena Mezzanine

Welcome
Dr. Gregory Phillips, Dean, College of Agriculture
Dr. J. Leslie Wyatt, President, Arkansas State University

Luncheon Address: Humor in American Politics
Mr. Dan Glickman
The 26th Secretary of Agriculture
Director of the Harvard Institute of Politics, John F. Kennedy School of Government

1:30
Concurrent Sessions: Convocation Center, Red Entrance, Lower Level

Auditorium

Rice Market Outlook
and Industry Issues

Mr. Stuart E. Proctor, Jr.
USA Rice Federation

Mr. Richard Bell
Riceland Foods, Inc.

Room A

Cotton Market Outlook
and Industry Issues

Dr. Hal Lewis
Scientific Seeds, Inc.

Ms. Sharon Johnson
Frank Schneider & Company, Inc.
Presentation
Speech 

Room B

Livestock Market Outlook
and Industry Issues

Dr. D. Scott Brown
University of Missouri-Columbia
Presentation

3:00

Auditorium

Precision Agriculture Technology

Dr. William Baker
Arkansas State University

Room A

Business Structure and USDA Farm Program Eligibility

Mr. Mike Cone (Contact Mr. Cone for copies of his presentation)
Lyons, Emerson & Cone, PLC