Doors Open at 9:30am


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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.



 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

 2:15pm | 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



Media Registration

Members of the press should contact Lindsay Mitchell (309) 557-3257 at the Illinois Corn Growers Association to register for the Farm Assets Conference.