Knowledge Exchange

Upcoming Webinars

Past Webinars

  • U.S. Economic Outlook - A New Year a New Administration

    The Trump presidency promises to be a dramatic shift away from the policies of the past eight years. There is still a great deal of uncertainty about the actual policies that will be implemented and their potential effects on the US and global economies – what’s the current state of the US economy and a near-term outlook?

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  • Economic and Ag Markets Outlook

    The new year marks turmoil in Chinese markets amid a slowing economy, which has carried over to put downward pressure on US and other global markets. Meanwhile agricultural commodities, virtually across the board, are caught in an extended down cycle. What will 2016 bring? Dr. Michael Goodman, Executive Director of the Public Policy Center and Associate Professor of Public Policy at UMass Dartmouth, delivered an outlook for the general economy in the US and beyond. Dr. Terry Barr, a nationally recognized economist and Senior Director for the Knowledge Exchange Division of CoBank, discussed the agricultural economic outlook for 2016.

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  • 2014 Agricultural Economic Outlook and Ag Labor Update

    This webinar took a look at agricultural markets in 2014 and what the road ahead looks like. Following, an agricultural labor update, including the H-2A program, was provided. Presenters for this webinar were Terry Barr, Economist with CoBank, and Monte Lake, Attorney and Agricultural Labor Expert.

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  • Farm Credit East Financial Results & Agriculture Outlook

    In this webinar, Farm Credit East CEO Bill Lipinski presented the 2012 year-end financials and talked about priorities for the year ahead. Following, Dr. Bruce Scherr, Chairman and CEO of Informa Economics, joined the webinar to present a Global Agriculture Outlook. The world will have 9 billion people by 2050. Can agriculture keep up? Dr. Bruce Sherr presented an informative look at what lies ahead for global agriculture.

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