Farm and Ag Business Management Meetings

Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Seminars

The Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Seminars are designed to provide agribusiness leaders with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential and management implications. Participants will also receive an overview of the agricultural industry and learn how changes may affect Iowa producers. Programs are held regionally across Iowa in November and December 2019.

Mix of program speakers varies by location.

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Chad Hart

Crop Market Price Outlook, Margins & Risk Management Strategies
Dr. Chad Hart, Extension Grain Marketing Specialist

Wendong Zhang U.S. & China Trade Update
Dr. Wendong Zhang, Extension Economist
Alejandro Plastina Critical Role of Land Values and Interest Rates in the Stabilization of the Agricultural Sector
Dr. Alejandro Plastina, Extension Economist
Lee Schulz

Livestock Market Price Outlook, Margins & Risk Management Strategies
Dr. Lee Schulz, Extension Livestock Economist

Extension Farm Management Field Specialists

2019 Pro-Ag Outlook Locations

  • Waterloo - Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 9:00 a.m., Hawkeye College, Tama Hall Room 201, 319-234-6811
  • Sioux City - Monday, Nov. 11 at 9:00 a.m., Woodbury County Extension Office, 712-276-2157
  • Spirit Lake - Monday, Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m., Dickinson County Extension Office, 712-336-3488
  • Fort Dodge* - Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 4:00 p.m., Webster County Extension Office, 515-576-2119
  • Carroll* - Thursday, Nov. 14 at 9:30 a.m., Carroll County Extension Office, 712-792-2364
  • Altoona* - Friday, Nov. 15 at 9:00 a.m., Polk County Extension Office, 515-957-5760
  • Mason City - Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 1:00 p.m., Muse-Norris Conference Center, NIACC Campus, 641-423-0844
  • Cresco - Friday, Nov. 22 at 9:00 a.m., Featherlite Center, Howard County Fairgrounds, 563-547-3001
  • Greenfield - Monday, Nov. 25 at 1:00 p.m., Warren Cultural Center Auditorium, 641-743-8412
  • Shenandoah - Monday, Dec. 2 at 1:00 p.m., Shenandoah Bricker Meeting Room, 712-542-5171
  • Iowa City* - Friday, Dec. 6 at 12:30 p.m., Johnson County Extension Office, 319-337-2145
  • Mt. Pleasant* - Friday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 a.m., Henry County Extension Office, 319-385-8126
  • Bloomfield* - Friday, Dec. 13 at 2:00 p.m., Pioneer Ridge Nature Area, 641-673-5841

Preregister at least 2 days prior to program. Sign-in begins 30 minutes prior to program at all locations.

*Meal included; Altoona location includes lunch and Farm Income Tax webinar in the afternoon.

Iowa map showing 2018 Pro-Ag locations


Updated November 2019