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2021 Southern Outlook Conference Agenda  

Monday, September 20, 2021

11:30 am – 12:50 pm:                    Registration

Session 1 Moderator: Adam Rabinowitz, Auburn University

12:50 pm – 1:00 pm:                       Welcome and Group Introduction

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm:                         Ag Lending Outlook – Kevin Kim, Mississippi State University

1:30 pm – 2:00 pm:                         Labor Outlook – Alejandro Gutierrez-Li, North Carolina State University

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm:                         Sheep and Goat Outlook – Justin Benavidez, Texas A&M University

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm:                         Production Input Outlook – Amanda Smith, University of Georgia

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm                          Break                                                                           

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm:                         Carbon Markets – Joe Outlaw, Texas A&M University and Rusty W. Rumley, National                                                                                                                Ag Law Center

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm:                          SRMEC and Southern Ag Today Update – Ron Rainey, University of Arkansas

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Session 2 Moderator: Josh Maples, Mississippi State University

8:00 am – 8:30 am:                          Forestry Outlook – Yanshu Li, University of Georgia

8:30 am – 9:00 am:                          Land Values and Lease Rates Outlook – Mykel Taylor, Auburn University

9:00 am – 9:30 am:                          Legal Outlook – Paul Goeringer, University of Maryland

9:30 am – 10:00 am:                        Hay & Forage Outlook – Andrew Griffith, University of Tennessee

10:00 am – 10:30 am:                      Break

10:30 am – 11:00 am:                      Pork Outlook – Tyler Cozzens, LMIC

11:00 am – 11:30 pm:                      Poultry Outlook – Dennis Brother, Auburn University

11:30 am – 12:00 pm:                      Dairy Outlook – Kenny Burdine, University of Kentucky

12:00 am – 1:00 pm:                        Lunch

Session 3 Moderator: Justin Benavidez, Texas A&M University

1:00 pm – 1:30 pm:                         Beef Outlook – James Mitchell, University of Arkansas

1:30 pm – 2:15 pm:                         Price Discovery and Transparency in Livestock Markets – David Anderson, Texas                                                                                                             A&M University and Josh Maples, Mississippi State University

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm:                         Domestic Policy Outlook – Bart Fischer – Texas A&M University

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm:                           Break

3:15 pm – 4:00 pm:                         Transportation and Agricultural Trade Discussion – Luis Ribera, Texas A&M                                                                                                                      University and Andrew Muhammad, University of Tennessee

4:00 pm – 4:30 pm:                         Specialty Crop Outlook – Samuel Zapata, Texas A&M University 

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm:                         Greenhouse/Turf Outlook – Alicia Rhin, University of Tennessee

 Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Session 4 Moderator: Samuel Zapata, Texas A&M University

8:00 am – 8:30 am:                         Corn and Sorghum Outlook – Mark Welch, Texas A&M University

8:30 am – 9:00 am:                         Soybean Outlook – Aaron Smith, University of Tennessee

9:00 am – 9:30 am:                         Wheat Outlook – Pancho Abello, Texas A&M University

9:30 am – 10:00 am:                       Cotton Outlook – Will Maples, Mississippi State University

10:00 am – 10:30 am:                     Break

10:30 am – 11:00 am:                     Peanut Outlook – Wendiam Sawadgo and Adam Rabinowitz, Auburn University

11:00 am – 11:30 am:                     Rice Outlook – Brian Mills, Mississippi State University

11:30 am – 12:00 pm:                     Final group discussion and evaluation

 

 

Questions about the agenda?

Contact Adam Rabinowitz. Ph: 334-844-5620 or email: adam.rabinowitz@auburn.edu.