The Southwest Indiana Agriculture Economic Summit Planned For November


DUBOIS COUNTY -- Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District with Dubois Strong will be hosting the Southwest Indiana Agricultural Economic Summit, geared towards updating local producers, agricultural businesses, and financial institutions on the latest in economic programs, education and opportunities in the county. 

It will be Friday, November 8th from 8:30am - 1:00pm EST at Vincennes University Jasper - Center for Technology, Innovation + Manufacturing Theatre at 961 College Avenue in Jasper .

Below is a rundown of the agenda...... 

8:30am - Registration/Networking/Coffee

8:50am - Opening Remarks 
(Ed Cole, President, Dubois Strong)

9:00am - Agriculture Program Update at Vincennes University  
(Christian Blome, Dean, Vincennes University Jasper)

9:25am - Mitigating Weather Risk through Analysis of Marginal Costs
(Hans Schmitz, Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator, Purdue Extension – Posey County)

10:15am - Break/Networking

10:30am - Opportunities in Indiana Agriculture  
(Jordan Seger, Deputy Director, Indiana State Dept. of Agriculture)

11:20am - Lunch

11:45am - US Trade Tariffs and Farm Commodity Prices 
(Steve Howell, Soybean Alliance Director, Allied Industry Affairs)

1:00pm - Adjourn


Please RSVP by Friday, November 1st to (812) 482-9650 or [email protected]