December 2010 Events
The final USDA-DOJ workshop on Competition in Ag will be held in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, December 8 starting at 7 a.m. central.
Farm Journal's Washington Editor Roger Bernard will be covering the event and blogging through out the day. Here's a snapshot of the agenda:
- Industry Dynamics from Farm to Consumers-Panelists will offer their perspective on supply chain issues that impact producers, processors, retailers and consumers.
- Margins in the Dairy Industry - This panel will discuss the various levels of the dairy supply chain, offering explanations for recent trends and the effects of these trends.
- Issues in Food Retailing - This panel will examine retailing sector trends and incentives relating to supply arrangements, product placement and consumer choice, and possible explanations on how they have occurred and the impact on all levels of the supply chain.
- Margins in the Livestock and Poultry Industries - This panel will look at trends in the beef, pork and poultry industries. Panelists will discuss the division of the retail dollar, possible explanations for changes and the margins in which the market participants operate in general.