Cereals North America 2014 Agenda

Cereals North America  2014 Agenda

Oct 28th

2:00-4:30       cereals-north america 2014

Exhibitor Setup

5:00-7:00

Cereals North America 2014 Welcome Reception

 

Oct 29th

7:30-9:00

Breakfast and Registration

9:00-9:30

Cereals North America Opening Comments – Agricultural Official from the Canadian Gov’t TBA

9:30-10:30

Jim Richardson, Photo Journalist for National Geographic Magazine –

  • “Soil and the Importance of Seeds” – The current NG Series on the “The New Food Revolution”

10:30-11:00

Break

11:00-11:45

Dan Basse, President AgResource Company – World Grain Prices and Demand

  • Who has the export and pricing advantage into 2015?
  • Where are the marketing and Trading opportunities in the year ahead for exporters and producers?

11:45-12:30

Bruce Burnett – Crop Production Analyst Canadian Wheat Board

  • Canadian Grain Production Outlook 2014
  • What happened to the 2014 Canadian grain crops via Mother Nature.

12:30-1:30

Lunch

1:30-2:00

Dr. William Tierney – World and North American Oilseed Outlook

  • What do record supplies and stocks mean for 2015?

2:00-2:30

Erin Fitzpatrick, Sr. Grains Analyst, Bunge – North American Grain Outlook

  • Can the US compete in world feedgrain trade?

2:30-3:00

Break

3:00-3:45

What Is New For The Farm? TBA

  • What new seed traits or agronomic changes are coming to the farm?
  • And what does it mean for North American crop yields in the years to come.
  • Producers, Farm Managers, Seed Genetic Scientists, and Agronomists

3:45-4:30

All of the Day’s Speakers back for a Q&A session to openly discuss market opportunities with the audience

5:00-7:30

Cereals North America 2014 Cocktail Event

 

Oct 30th

8:00-9:00

Breakfast

9:00-9:45

The Politics of Grain – Bio Fuels,  GMO’s, Trade and Consumers.  TBA

9:45-10:30

Scott Yuknis – Climate Impact Company

  • World Weather Outlook and Why all of the Volatility in 2014

10:30-11:00

Break

11:00-11:45

Break Out Sessions: Durum,  Freight,  China Update

11:45-12:30

Pedro Dejneka, Managing Director of Brazil, AgResource – South America Outlook

  • What is a South American farmer to do with lower prices/profits?

12:30-1:30

Lunch

1:30-2:15

The Black Sea and its Growing Importance for World Agriculture.

2:00-2:30

Producer, Transportation and Exporter Panel

2:30-2:45

Cereals North America Closing Comment