8:00 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 8:45 Iowa's Land Values – Your Estimates
-Larry D. Trede & Jim Jensen, Co-Chairs, Conference Planning Committee
-Mike Duffy, Professor Emeritus, Economics, Iowa State University
8:45 - 9:45 Economy:  What’s Ahead and its Implications to Iowa Agriculture
-Dr. Mike Swanson, Chief Agricultural Economist, Wells Fargo Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota
9:45 - 10:45 Rural/Urban Divide in Iowa:  Winners, Losers, and Trade-offs
-Dr. Paul Lasley, Chair & Professor, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones):  Big Data & UAVs, Opportunities in Agriculture
-Dr. Matt Darr, Associate Professor, Ag & Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch
1:00 - 1:30 Weather and Crop Production:  What’s Ahead in 2015
-Dr. S.E. (Elwynn) Taylor, Professor, Climatology & Agronomy, Iowa State University
1:30 - 2:30 Water Quality:  Iowa Nutrient Reduction Assessment Strategy
-Dr. Matt Helmers, Associate Professor-Extension Agricultural Engineer, Iowa State University
2:30 - 2:45 Break
2:45 - 4:15 Legal/Environmental Concerns:  Eminent Domain, Clean Water Act & Non-Point Source Pollution, Unmanned Aerial Systems
-Ms. Kristine Tidgren, Staff Attorney, Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation,  Iowa State University
4:15 - 4:30 Iowa Land Values – Your Estimates
-Larry D. Trede & Jim Jensen, Co-Chairs, Conference Planning Committee
-Mike Duffy, Professor Emeritus, Economics, Iowa State University