Doors Open at 9:30am


Doors open at 9:30am. The noon meal is included. Parking is free in the deck next to the Marriott. There are a large number of vendors available for you to talk with prior to and during the breaks. Come and check out the whole of the event.

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 8:00 am | Illinois Corn Growers Association Annual Meeting

 9:30 am | Farm Assets Registration Desk Opens

10:30am | The Supply Chain Wants You - premiums & contracts
  - Angie Slaughter, Vice President Procurement - Anheuser-Busch InBev
  - Rickette Collins, Sr. Director Global Supply Chain - McDonald's Corporation
  - Ken Dallmier, President and COO - Clarkson Grain Company
  - Brad Allen, AgriEdge Specialist - Syngenta

Noon | Lunch

 1:00pm | Agriculture at Research Park 
  - Laura Weisskopf Bleill, Associate Director, University of Illinois Research Park

 1:15pm | Trade, Tariffs, Grain Flow and the Farm Economy
  - Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois
  - Jonathan Coppess, University of Illinois
  - Bruce Sherrick, ILLINOIS TIAA Center for Farmland Research

 2:00pm | Break

 2:30pm | WILLAg Commodity Marketing Panel
  - Pete Manhart, Bates Commodities
  - Bill Mayer, Strategic Farm Marketing
  - Merrill Crowley, Midwest Market Solutions
  - Wayne Nelson, L and M Commodities
  - Todd Hubbs, University of Illinois

When and Where

9:30am (doors open) - 4:00pm
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
201 Broadway Avenue
Normal, Illinois  61761

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PLEASE NOTE - The Illinois Corn Growers Association's annual meeting is held just prior to the Farm Assets Conference in this same venue. It begins at 8:00am. Contact ICGA for more details.

Sponsor the Farm Assets Conference

Interested in becoming a Corporate Sponsor at this year’s Farm Assets Conference?
Contact Jill Clements at Jillclem@Illinois.edu or (217) 333-7300 no later than November 2nd.

You or your organization can become a major sponsor, buy a booth, or reserve a table for 8. See all the details in the Farm Assets Conference sponsorship form.