The 2018 farm bill summit will provide attendees with a first-hand update on the upcoming farm bill debate from US House Agriculture Committee Member Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) and Senator Roy Blunt. The summit will also provide panel discussions that will illuminate important federal farm bill policy issues from a broad range of Missouri agricultural stakeholders.
Draft Agenda
8:30 am Registration
9:00 am Welcome
9:10 am  2018 Farm Bill Policy Issues for Crop Producers
9:50 am Break
10:00 am 2018 Farm Bill Policy Issues for Livestock Producers
10:40 am  Academic Roundtable on Issues Surrounding the 2018 Farm Bill Development
12:00 pm Lunch
Dr. Marshall Stewart, Vice Chancellor for Extension and Engagement, University of Missouri               
Chancellor Alexander Cartwright, University of Missouri
Senator Roy Blunt
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4)
1:00 pm Crop Commodity Roundtable
1:40 pm Livestock Commodity Roundtable
2:20 pm Conservation Roundtable
3:00 pm Break
3:20 pm Rural Development Roundtable
4:00 pm Closing
  The 2018 farm bill summit is sponsored in part by the Breimyer Seminar fund.
MU Bradford Research Center
4968 Rangeline Road
Columbia, MO 65201-8973
While there is no cost to attend the program, all participants should pre-register by October 13th in order to provide meal guarantee.

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  2. Phone:  call 573-882-4349.  Monday-Friday between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

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