2022 Abner Womack Missouri Agriculture Outlook Conference
FAPRI-MU hosted its eighth annual Womack conference on Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at the Poehlmann Educational Center, Bradford Research Farm in Columbia. It included discussions on the agricultural market outlook, policy issues, and other topics important to Missouri agriculture.
AgendaPDF of the agenda 8:30 – 8:35am Welcome 8:35 – 8:40am Welcome from the Division of Applied Social Sciences
Joe Parcell (Director, Division of Applied Social Sciences, MU) 8:40 – 9:05am 2022-2032 FAPRI Baseline Outlook – Livestock
Scott Brown (Director of Strategic Partnerships, Associate Extension Professor, MU) 9:05 – 9:30am 2022-2032 FAPRI Baseline Outlook – Crops
Patrick Westhoff (Director of FAPRI and Howard Cowden Professor, MU) 9:30 – 9:55am What Changes the Baseline for Renewable Fuels?
Jarrett Whistance (Program Leader, Biofuel Market and Policy Analysis, FAPRI) 9:55 – 10:20am Renewable Diesel – Where Can All the Soybean Meal Go?
Bob Maltsbarger (Senior Research Economist, FAPRI) 10:20 – 10:40am Break (coffee in the atrium) 10:40 – 11:00am Introducing the Rural and Farm Finance Policy Analysis Center
Sarah Low (Associate Professor, Fred V. Heinkel Chair in Agriculture, and RAFF Director) 11:00 – 11:25am Missouri Farm Income Outlook
John Kruse (Associate Research Professor, MU) 11:25 – 12:00pm Representative Farm Update
Joe Outlaw (Regents Fellow, Professor, and Co-Director of AFPC at Texas A&M University) 12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch 1:00 – 1:30pm 2022 and Beyond – Macroeconomic Outlook
Jason Brown (Vice President and Economist, Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank) 1:30 – 2:00pm Global Supply Chain Disruptions for Agricultural Input Markets
Chris DeMoss (Director of Plant Foods, MFA Inc.) 2:00 – 2:30pm How Conflict in the Black Sea Region Impacts US Producers and Agribusinesses
James Sun (Global Market Analysis & Trade Lead, Bayer Crop Science)
Sponsored by the Abner Womack Fund for Excellence in Agricultural Policy