Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference 2022

The UF/IFAS food and resource economics department (FRED) Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference is back in-person this spring. The conference explains critical policy issues Florida agribusiness leaders face and provides insights on economic factors that can inform business and policy decisions.

WHAT: The annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference. Topics include local food trends, crop outlooks and disaster assessments, and state, federal and international agricultural policy updates.

WHEN: March 21, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHO: Agribusiness leaders, industry professionals and policymakers are invited to attend.

Presenters include:

  • John Walt Boatright, director of national affairs and interim director of state legislative affairs, Florida Farm Bureau
  • Marisa Zansler, director of economic and market research, Florida Department of Citrus
  • Suzanne Thornsbury, senior advisor, agricultural economics and rural communities, USDA Office of the Chief Scientist
  • Adam Rabinowitz, assistant Professor, Auburn University, agricultural economics and rural sociology department

A full agenda and list of presenters can be found here.

WHERE: Live, in-person at the UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center in Apopka or virtually, via Zoom.

COST: $40 in-person, price includes lunch or $25 for Zoom streaming

Registration is available now.

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Posted: March 1, 2022


Category: Agribusiness, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Conference, Event, Events, Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference, Food And Resource Economics, Food And Resource Economics Department, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center


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