Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce - Event Information
Pro-Ag Outlook Forum
Speakers include Dr. Lee Schulz, ISU Livestock Marketing Analyst. Schulz will review the livestock situation, reviewing the profit potential and survival techniques in the livestock sector. Dr. Schulz specializes in livestock economics, agricultural marketing and risk management and has expertise in topics including fed cattle trade, feeder cattle pricing, meat demand, and price risk management and analysis.
Agricultural Economist Dr. Alejandro Plastina will share his latest overview on the Iowa farm profitability outlook, identifying the drivers of liquidity and solvency changes, and highlights what successful Iowa farms are doing differently.
O’Rourke will present a short overview on the trends in farmland rental rates and share resources for following these trends. “I continue to get calls from both producers and owners with questions about cash rent arrangements and related land value trends,” says O’Rourke. “I’ll give a brief overview of what we’re seeing and believe the trends are for 2018.”
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