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2019 Prairie Grains Conference

2019 Prairie Grains Conference

Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

7:30 am - 12:00 pm On-Farm Research Summit
9:00 am - 12:00 pm Red River Basin Flood Damage Reduction Working Group Meeting
9:30 am - 12:00 pm North Dakota Barley Council County Representatives Meeting
2:00 - 3:00 pm MN Wheat Resolutions Committee Meeting
1:00 - 4:00 pm MN Wheat Research Committee Meeting
1:00 - 3:30 pm TBD
1:30 - 4:00 pm MN & ND Malting Barley Program
3:00 - 4:00 pm MN Soybean Growers County Association Meeting
3:00 - 5:00 pm Refreshments & Social
4:00 - 5:00 pm ND Grain Growers Annual Meeting
4:00 - 5:30 pm MN Assn of Wheat Growers & MN Barley Growers Assn Annual Business Meetings
5:15 pm Social
6:00 pm Welcome & Dinner
6:40 pm Keynote Presentation - Mark Lindquist - Passion! 8 Steps to Reignite Yours
7:45 pm Awards & Special Recognition
7:55 pm Concluding Remarks, Hospitality & Live Auction

 

Thursday, December 12, 2019

6:30 am Registration Opens - Continental Breakfast
7:00 - 9:00 am Wheat & Soybean Research Reporting Sessions
8:00 am Exhibits Open
8:50 am Break in Exhibit Hall
9:10 am Welcome by Thom Petersen, Commissioner, MN Department of Agriculture
9:15 am Global Markets - Joe Sowers, Regional Vice President-Philippines & South Korea, U.S. Wheat Associates
10:05 am A Stormy September and a Tempestuous Debate; Making Sense of Weather and Climate - John Wheeler, Chief Meteorologist, WDAY
10:50 am Break in Exhibit Hall
11:15 am Breakout Sessions
12:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm Marketing Panel: Betsy Jensen, NCTC FBM; Tommy Grisafi, Marketing Consultant Advance Trading, Inc.; Kevin Karel, GM, Arthur Companies; Allison Thompson, Commodity Broker, The Money Farm; Steve Wagner, Market Analyst, CHS Hedging
2:15 pm Break in Exhibit Hall
2:30 pm Repeat of Breakout Sessions
3:00 pm Closing Reception

Prairie Grains Conference Partners

Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers, North Dakota Grains Growers; Minnesota Barley, Minnesota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, North Dakota Barley Council, Minnesota Farm Bureau and Northland Community and Technical College