Upcoming Conference

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Conference scheduled for January 18, 2019. 

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About the Conference

Description

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. 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

Audience

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

Instructors

Dyson School faculty and other experts.

Teaching Format

Presentations by experts followed by questions. Breakout sessions in the afternoon.

Conference Contact Information

Michelle Cranston
mmc292@cornell.edu
607.255.1585

General Questions Contact

Email: dyson.lgp@cornell.edu


Conference Schedule

Morning

8:30am - Registration Check-in and Refreshments
PepsiCo Auditorium, Stocking Hall

9:15am – 12:30pm - General Session
PepsiCo Auditorium, Stocking Hall

  • Welcome - Andrew M. Novakovic, Director of Land Grant Programs, Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
  • Current Situation and Outlook for the National Economy - Steve Kyle, Associate Professor, Dyson School
  • Economic Characteristics of the New York Agriculture & Food Sectors - Jennifer Ifft, Assistant Professor, Dyson School
  • Food Retailing in the 21st Century - Ed McLaughlin, Professor, Director, Food Industry Management Program, Dyson School


12:30pm - Lunch
148 Stocking Hall

Afternoon

1:30 – 3:30pm - Afternoon session

Session A: Dairy
PepsiCo Auditorium, Stocking Hall

  • Introduction and Welcome - Andrew Novakovic, E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics
  • Outlook for Dairy - Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Outlook for Dairy Policy - Andrew Novakovic, E.V. Baker Professor of Agricultural Economics 


Session B: Fruits & Vegetables
Room 201, Stocking Hall

  • Introduction and Welcome
  • Situation and Outlook Report for Fruits, and Vegetables - Brad Rickard, Associate Professor
  • Overview of the Use of Mushrooms in Food Service - Giovanni Sogari, Visiting Scholar, Dyson School & Michele Lefebvre, Director, Nutritional Mgt, Cornell Dining
  • Terrorism and wine tourism: the recent case of FranceFlorine Livat, Associate Professor, KEDGE, France
  • Situation and Outlook Report of Wine, Grapes & OrnamentalsMiguel Gomez, Associate Professor & Jie Li, Research Associate, Dyson School