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.