Nov 15, 2011  |  Today's News

Are you interested in how your farm might weather the future demands of agriculture? 

Come and learn more about what the future might look like at the November 22 Illinois Commodity Conference in Bloomington, IL.  This conference, hosted by the Illinois Beef Association, Illinois Corn Growers Association, Illinois Milk Producers’ Association, Illinois Pork Producers Association, Illinois Soybean Association and Illinois Wheat Association offers leaders in Illinois agriculture a unique opportunity to hear from industry leaders about what we might expect in the future.

Confused about the term sustainability?  It is one of those words that seems to mean something different to whomever is saying it.  Dr. Roger Cady, Elanco Animal Health is going to tell us what sustainability means to him and to his colleagues at Elanco.  You are sure to leave with a fresh perspective on sustainability and how you and your farm can fit into this new buzz.

Wondering about how we’re actually going to double exports out of the country?  Dan Halstrom of the U.S. Meat Export Federation is going to tell us how USMEF is growing meat exports.  You are promised a better understanding of the meat export trend, the growing markets, and the tactics USMEF is using to gain market share.

Finally, if you’ve always been curious what all this new technology is going to do to the future of agriculture and rural America, David Zach, futurist, is going to tell you.

The program will begin at 9:45 and commence by 2:30.  Download this brochure to register.

We’ll see you there!