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2014 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference



ag outlook logo2014 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference
December 9, 2014
Warren Hall

Conference Agenda (94k pdf)

About the Conference

New York agricultural leaders learn about the short-and long-term outlook for agriculture and agricultural products. Breakout sessions concentrate on dairy, grains and feed, and horticultural products.

Date and Location
December 9, 2014, Warren Hall

Industry leaders, agribusiness professionals, policymakers, educators, and farm managers.

Dyson School faculty and other experts.

By Attending You Will:

  • Better understand critical issues facing agriculture in New York and the Northeast
  • Learn about the near-term outlook for major New York commodities
  • Interact with fellow leaders of the vibrant New York agricultural industry

Teaching Format
Presentations by experts followed by questions. Commodity breakout sessions in the afternoon.

Contact Information
Gretchen Gilbert at 607-254-1281 or

New York Economic Handbook

The New York Economic Handbook is distributed during the Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference, sponsored every December by the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. This publication is provided free of charge (below) in pdf format.

New York Economic Handbook: 2015

From the 2014 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference

Chapter 1: Websites for Economic Information and Commentary (Kyle) (180KB)

Chapter 2: The Marketing System (Park) (586k pdf)

Chapter 3: Cooperatives (Severson) (438k pdf)

Chapter 4: Agricultural Finance (Turvey) (795k pdf)

Chapter 5: Grain and Feed (Tauer) (791k pdf)

Chapter 6: Dairy—Markets and Policy (Stephenson) (487k pdf)

Chapter 7: Dairy—Farm Management (Knoblauch, Conneman, Dymond) (1.6MB pdf)

Chapter 8: Labor Intensive Farming: Current and Future Challenges (Maloney, Smith) (258k pdf)

Chapter 9: Fruits & Vegetables (Rickard) (49k pdf)

Chapter 10: Grapes, Wine and Ornamental Crops (Gómez) (414k pdf)

Complete 2015 Handbook (5.4MB pdf)

Conference Videos: December 2014


2014 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference: Videos

Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Warren Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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Conference Presentations: December 2014

Outlook for the U.S. Economy in the Coming Year, (3.8MB PowerPoint), Kyle

Cayuga Milk Ingredients: Using Advanced Technology to Produce High Quality Milk Ingredients for the World, Morgan (8.4MB PowerPoint)

Craigs Station Ventures: Farm Partner in WNY Enterprise LLC, Noble (5.3MB PowerPoint)

The Dairy Outlook… Through My Lens, Stephenson (2.5MB pdf)

Fruit & Vegetable Situation and Outlook, Rickard (1.8MB pdf)

Dairy Policy – What Comes Now?, Novakovic (651k pdf)

Addressing Labor Challenges on New York Apple Farms, Maloney (1.8MB pdf)

Grape, Wine, & Ornamental Situation and Outlook 2015, Gómez (1.5MB pdf)