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2009 Agenda & Presentations

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(Updated 12/7/2009)

Monday, November 9

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Opening Reception

Tuesday, November 10

7:00 a.m. Breakfast
7:50 a.m.

Welcome - Bellagio Ballroom

Bill Newham, Farm Journal Media

8:00 a.m.

Recovering from the Recession

Michael Swanson, VP, Chief Economist, Wells Fargo

8:50 a.m.

Busting Through Regulatory Chokeholds

John Jeter, CEO/President, Hilmar Cheese

9:40 a.m. Morning Break
10:10 a.m.

More Ways to Move Milk

Alex Conti, Director, Menu Management, McDonald's Corporation
Brandon Solano, VP Brand Innovation, Domino's Pizza
Chris Ross, VP Marketing, HP Hood

11:20 a.m.

Control What You Can - Focus on Four Key Areas of Management

Greg Steele, Vice President, Agri-Business Capital, AgStar Financial Services

Noon Lunch - Bellagio Ballroom 5-7
1:30 p.m.

Turn Manure into Green and Gold

Lee Jensen, Five Star Dairy, Elk Mound, WI
Doug Young, Spruce Haven Farm, Union Spring, NY

2:30 p.m.

Saving Today's Technology (for Tomorrow's Production Needs)

Bob Collier, Professor Environmental Physiology/Director of the Agricultural Research Complex in the Animal Sciences Department, University of Arizona

3:20 p.m. Afternoon Break
3:50 p.m.

Real Farms, Real Futures

John Phipps, Host, U.S. Farm Report, Illinois Farmer

4:45 p.m. Adjourn Day 1
5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Networking Reception – Monet Room

Wednesday, November 11

7:00 a.m. Breakfast - Bellagio Ballroom 5-7
7:50 a.m.

Welcome - Bellagio Ballroom

Bill Newham, Farm Journal Media

8:00 a.m.

Immigration Relief

Craig Regelbrugge, VP Government Relations, American Nursery and Landscape Association

8:50 a.m.

2050: 9 Billion Mouths to Feed – What Agriculture Must Do Now to Prepare

Doug Southgate, Professor of Environmental/Development Economics,
The Ohio State University

9:40 a.m. Morning Break
10:00 a.m.

Price Stabilization - or Supply Management?

Rob Vandenheuvel, General Manager, Milk Producers Council

10:45 a.m .

The Hard Lessons of $10 Milk

Randy Gross, Prairie Gold Dairy, Elkton, SD
Louie Kazemier, Rickreall Dairy, Rickreall, OR
Kevin Phillips, North Point Farm, Waynesboro, VA
Mark Rodgers, Anderson Dairy, LLP, West Glover, VT

Noon Adjourn


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