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2005 ASU Agribusiness Conference

2005 ASU Agribusiness Conference

Wednesday, February 16, 2005

Presented and Sponsored by:

  • Arkansas State University College of Agriculture
  • Judd Hill Foundation
  • Arkansas Farm Bureau
  • AgHeritage Farm Credit Services
  • Farm Credit Midsouth
  • Liberty Bank of Arkansas
  • Riceland Foods
  • USA Rice Federation
  • Busch Agricultural Resources
  • Greenway Equipment Company

Registration: Fowler Center Lobby

General Session I: Fowler Center Riceland Hall

Dr. Bert Greenwalt, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Director of the ASU Agribusiness Conference

Agricultural Trade Policy: Impact of WTO on U.S. Trade and Agricultural Policy

Dr. Timothy E. Josling
Professor and Senior Fellow, Stanford Institute for International Studies, Stanford University

The Brazil - U.S. Cotton Dispute
Mr. William A. Gillon
Attorney at Law, Butler, Snow, O'Mara, Stevens & Cannada, PLCC

Break and Refreshments: Fowler Center Grand Hall

General Session II: Fowler Center Riceland Hall

Agricultural Trade Policy Issues: Government and Industry Perspectives

Mr. Bob Stallman
President, American Farm Bureau Federation

Six Questions (and Five Answers) That Will Shape The Future of Agricultural and Trade Policy
Dr. David Schweikhardt
Professor of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University

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

Lunch: Convocation Center, Red Entrance, Arena Mezzanine


Dr. Gregory Phillips, Dean, College of Agriculture
Dr. J. Leslie Wyatt, President, Arkansas State University
Luncheon Address: American Agriculture: Do We Have a Vision?

Mr. Bob Stallman
President, American Farm Bureau Federation

Concurrent Sessions: Convocation Center, Red Entrance, Lower Level


Precision Agriculture Technology

Dr. William Baker
Arkansas State University

Room A

Farm Business Transition and Estate Planning

Mr. Robert Jones
Barrett & Deacon

2:20 Concurrent Sessions


Rice Market Outlook and Industry Issues

Mr. Carl Brothers
Riceland Foods, Inc

Room A

Cotton Market Outlook and Industry Issues

Dr. Carl Anderson
Texas A&M University

Room B

Livestock Market Outlook and Industry Issues

Mr. Leland Southard
USDA Economic Research Service