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Arkansas State Ag Business Conference Goes Online February 10

The 2021 Arkansas State University’s annual Agribusiness Conference will be held live virtually via WebEx Wednesday, Feb. 10. The 27th annual conference will focus on the outlook for the economy and agribusiness, commodity markets, and the impact of the 2020 election on agricultural policy. The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at noon. Sessions will be recorded for later access.

The morning general session features two speakers:

• David Kohl, professor emeritus at Virginia Tech University, will speak at 8:35 a.m. on the economic and agribusiness outlook and again at 10:10 on management issues for the 2020s.

• Sara Wyant, president of Agri-Pulse Communications, will speak at 9:20 a.m. on the impact of the 2020 election and the implications for agricultural and trade policy.

Three concurrent sessions begin at 11:15 a.m. and include presentations on the issues and outlook for rice and soybeans, cotton, and animal agriculture. The concurrent sessions end at noon.

Information on the virtual conference and instructions on how to register and view are available at

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