Anyone remotely interested in US agriculture and its ties to the global economy should make plans to attend the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Agricultural Conference on Tuesday, November 28. The focus of the one-day event will be agricultural trade and the global economy. Former agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack will serve as keynote speaker. Sessions include Trends in Agricultural Trade and Drivers of Global Demand for Agricultural Products, The Evolution of US Agricultural Trade Policy and the Impacts of Trade Barriers, Agricultural Trade’s Exposure to Deteriorating Infrastructure, and How Will the Midwest Economy and Agriculture Adjust to Changing Trade Patterns? Registration is $100. Special lodging rates are available at The Club Quarters.
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