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3rd Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Mid-Florida Research and Education Center
Apopka, Florida

The UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department is pleased to announce the 3rd Annual Florida Agricultural Policy Outlook Conference to examine critical policy issues facing Florida agribusiness leaders and explore valuable economic insight helpful for making informed business and policy decisions.

Conference Presentations: Slides & Videos

  • Welcome and Introductions

    Welcome and Introductions

    Dr. Spiro Stefanou - PowerPoint Slides
    Chair, UF/IFAS Food & Resource Economics Department

  • Agricultural Trade and Global Competition

    The Global View of Agricultural Trade
    Dr. Michael Reed - PowerPoint Slides
    Professor, University of Kentucky, Department of Agricultural Economics

  • Trends in U.S./Mexico Competition in Specialty Crops

    Dr. Zhengfei Guan - PowerPoint Slides
    Assistant Professor, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research and Education Center

  • NAFTA Renegotiation

    Dr. John VanSickle - PowerPoint Slides
    Professor, UF/IFAS Food and Resource Economics Department

  • Agricultural Labor Economics

    Agricultural Labor Economics
    Dr. Fritz Roka
    - PowerPoint Slides
    Associate Professor, UF/IFAS Southwest Florida Research and Education Center


  • Agricultural Water Supply

    Agricultural Water Supply
    Ray Scott - PowerPoint Slides
    Deputy Director, Office of Ag Water Policy, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

  • Agricultural Product Consumer Marketing Research

    Agricultural Product Consumer Marketing Research: The Answer to Global Competition?
    Dr. Hayk Khachatryan - PowerPoint Slides
    Assistant Professor, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center

  • Agriculture Legislative Update

    Agriculture Legislative Update
    John Walt Boatright
    Florida Farm Bureau
    Jaime Jarrels
    Director of Ag Policy/National Affairs, Florida Farm Bureau


  • Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters on Agriculture

    Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters on Agriculture
    Dr. Christa Court - PowerPoint Slides
    Assistant Scientist
    Dr. Alan Hodges
    Extension Scientist
    University of Florida/IFAS
    Economic Impact Analysis Program
    Food and Resource Economics Department

  • Panel Discussion

    Panel Discussion
    Questions from the audience and discussion with all the speakers

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Location

Apopka Center

Mid-Florida Research and Education Center
2725 South Binion Road
Apopka Florida 32703

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