MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics and MSU Extension will hold the 2019 Agricultural Economics Outlook Conference "Managing Risk and Uncertainty in Agriculture" on Friday, November 1st. The  conference is a part of MSU’s Celebrate Agriculture Weekend.  For more information on Celebrate Ag can be found here.


The registration cost is $20.00.  

Parking at the Conference:    Due to changes in visitor parking options at MSU, we will not be able to distribute single day parking passes for this year’s event as we have done in the past.  We encourage you to review the visitor parking options at MSU prior to your arrival at:  www.montana.edu/parking/directions.html

 

  


Other Events:

EPA Roundtable

Where:     Montana State University, Strand Union Building Room 235, Bozeman, MT.
When:      Saturday, November 2, 2019
Time:        8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s agriculture and food production Smart Sectors roundtable discussion.  EPA Smart Sectors is a partnership program that provides a platform to collaborate with regulated sectors and develop sensible approaches that better protect the environment and public health:  https://www.epa.gov/smartsectors

The roundtable is focused on identifying practical solutions to various environmental regulatory, permitting, and compliance challenges to achieve more effective and efficient environmental outcomes.  To improve relationships and enhance communications among agriculture sector stakeholders.  To identify and share solutions related to challenges that adversely impact efficient and timely compliance.   Stakeholders will come together to share their individual expertise and experience.  Participants will be asked to share their individual viewpoints throughout the roundtable and consensus will not be sought.

Questions to Ponder:

  1. In your personal opinion which EPA policies or regulations would you like to see modified or made easier with which to comply?
  2. In your personal opinion what could the EPA do to accomplish this?

For more Information:

Patrick Davis
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Senior Advisor to the Regional Administrator for Public Engagement
1595 Wynkoop Street
Denver, CO  80202
303-312-6855 (direct)
Davis.patrick@epa.gov