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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)

Registration Information (115k pdf)

Conference Registration

Online Registration: Choose one of the two links below to register for the conference by credit card.
1. Conference Registration ONLY
2. Conference Registration PLUS parking permit

To pay without credit card, please download the Registration Form. (CU, CCE, and check payments only)

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: 2014

From the 2013 Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference

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

Chapter 2: The Marketing System (Park) (225k pdf)

Chapter 3: Cooperatives (Severson) (106k pdf)

Chapter 4: Agricultural Finance (Turvey) (930k pdf)

Chapter 5: Grain and Feed (Hogan, Qualmann) (123k pdf)

Chapter 6: Dairy—Markets and Policy (Stephenson) (586k pdf)

Chapter 7: Dairy—Farm Management (Knoblauch, Conneman, Dymond) (1MB pdf)

Chapter 8: Immigration Reform Stalemate Impacts Farm Businesses (Maloney, Smith) (78k pdf)

Chapter 9: Fruits & Vegetables (Rickard) (111k pdf)

Chapter 10: Grapes, Wine and Ornamental Crops (Gómez) (217k pdf)

Complete 2014 Handbook (3.5MB pdf)

Conference Videos: December 2013

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Conference Presentations: December 2013

Outlook for the U.S. Economy in the Coming Year, (1.4MB PowerPoint), Predictions for 2014, Video, Kyle

2013 Dairy Situation & 2014 Outlook, Stephenson (2.1MB pdf)

Grape, Wine, & Ornamental Situation and Outlook 2014, Gómez (1.4MB pdf)

Legislative Challenges on the Road to Immigration Reform, Maloney (381k pdf)

Grain and Feed Outlook, Hogan (2MB pdf)

Situation & Outlook for Fruits and Vegetables in New York State, Rickard (1MB pdf)

Utilizing Eye Tracking Technology with Consumers of Horticultural Products, Campbell (5.9MB pdf)