USDA has announced speakers for the 2013 Agricultural Outlook Forum, “Managing Risk in the 21st Century.”
USDA has announced speakers for the 2013 Agricultural Outlook Forum, “Managing Risk in the 21st Century.” Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will present the keynote address, followed by guest speaker former Senator Tom Daschle. USDA Chief Economist Joe Glauber will present the 2013 U.S. Economic Outlook for Agriculture. In addition, a distinguished panel of speakers for the plenary session includes: Bryan T. Durkin, chief operating officer, Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group; David Baudler, president, Cargill AgHorizons; and Scott H. Irwin, Laurence J. Norton chair of agricultural marketing, University of Illinois. Mike Adams, AgriTalk Radio host, will moderate the panel. The Ag Outlook Forum will be held Feb. 21-22 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA.