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8:30 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - 9:15

Welcome
Cody Stone
MSU Extension, Executive Director

9:15 - 9:35

2021 Montana Agriculture in Review
Kate Fuller
MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics

9:40 – 10:00

Recent Trends in Agricultural and Forest Land Conversion
Dan Bigelow
MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics

10:05 – 10:35

Housing Booms and H2-A Agricultural Guest Worker Employment
Diane Charlton
MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics

10:35 – 10:50

Break

10:50 – 11:10

Drought Management for Livestock Operations
Eric Belasco
MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics

11:15 – 12:30

 

M.L. Wilson Lecture:
Infectious Disease Economics: The Case of BRD in Cattle
Shannon Neibergs, Professor, Extension Economist, School of Economic Sciences, Washington State University and Director of Western Center for Risk Management Education

12:30 - 1:15

Lunch

1:15 - 1:30

Montana Department of Agriculture Update
Christy Clark
Montana Department of Agriculture

1:35 - 1:55

An Introduction to Montana Agricultural & Bioscience Innovation Hub
George Haynes
MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics

2:00 - 2:20

Future of Farm Policy
Vince Smith
MSU Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics

2:25 - 2:45

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