Cereals North America 2014 Agenda
Cereals North America 2014 Welcome Reception
Breakfast and Registration
Cereals North America Opening Comments – Agricultural Official from the Canadian Gov’t TBA
Jim Richardson, Photo Journalist for National Geographic Magazine –
- “Soil and the Importance of Seeds” – The current NG Series on the “The New Food Revolution”
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?
Bruce Burnett – Crop Production Analyst Canadian Wheat Board
- Canadian Grain Production Outlook 2014
- What happened to the 2014 Canadian grain crops via Mother Nature.
Dr. William Tierney – World and North American Oilseed Outlook
- What do record supplies and stocks mean for 2015?
Erin Fitzpatrick, Sr. Grains Analyst, Bunge – North American Grain Outlook
- Can the US compete in world feedgrain trade?
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
All of the Day’s Speakers back for a Q&A session to openly discuss market opportunities with the audience
Cereals North America 2014 Cocktail Event
The Politics of Grain – Bio Fuels, GMO’s, Trade and Consumers. TBA
Scott Yuknis – Climate Impact Company
- World Weather Outlook and Why all of the Volatility in 2014
Break Out Sessions: Durum, Freight, China Update
Pedro Dejneka, Managing Director of Brazil, AgResource – South America Outlook
- What is a South American farmer to do with lower prices/profits?
The Black Sea and its Growing Importance for World Agriculture.
Producer, Transportation and Exporter Panel
Cereals North America Closing Comment