2012 Farm Foundation Forums

January 1, 2012

Washington, D.C.

Speakers for each Forum are listed along with a link to their presentation if it is available. Also provided is a link to the audio file of each Forum.

Nov. 14, 2012 What the 2012 elections mean for agriculture, food and rural policy
A webcast of the Forum was archived and is available for viewing until mid-May:
Craig Jagger, Legis Consulting
Ferd Hoefner, National Sustainabile Agriculture Coalition
Robert Paarlberg, Wellesley College
Christopher Waldrop, Consumer Federation of America
Erik Johnston, National Association of Counties
John Hardin, Indiana farmer


Sept. 19, 2012 Perspectives on Global Agricultural Policies
Frank van Tongeren, Organization for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD)
OECD 2012 Agricultural Policy Monitoring and Evaluation Report
Keith Fuglie, USDA Economic Research Service
Riikka Rajalahti, World Bank
Neil Conklin, Farm Foundation, NFP


June 27, 2012 How Drought Reshapes Agriculture and Food Systems
Matthew Rosencrans, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Jay Armstrong, Armstrong Farms, Kansas
Kitty Smth, American Farmland Trust
David Anderson, Texas A&M University


April 11, 2012 Farmland Values: Boom or Bust?
Brent Gloy, Purdue University
Jason Henderson, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Ken Keegan, Farm Credit Services of America


March 14, 2012 China’s Future Economic Performance
Colin Carter, University of California, Davis
Brett Stuart of Global AgriTrends
Fred Gale, USDA Economic Research Service
Richard Kottmeyer, IBM

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