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Winter seminar gives ag outlook to producers

Amanda Nolz

Photo by Amanda NolzA large group of cattlemen were in attendance at a winter seminar on the SDSU campus Jan. 10, 2009. The seminar featured speaker Greg Wagner of Chicago-based AgResource Company.

For area cattlemen, the projected 2009 outlook might look a little rocky, but there are still areas to feel optimistic about. This was the main topic of discussion at a winter seminar sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health and held at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) campus in Brookings, SD, on Jan. 10, 2009.

Attendants of the event were treated to a beef tri-tip luncheon served by the SDSU animal science graduate students. Following the meal, speakers addressed the group of cattlemen.

Featured speaker Greg Wagner of Chicago-based AgResource Company, spoke with area producers in his presentation titled, “Trends in Domestic and World Agriculture – Implications for the U.S. Livestock Industry.” His presentation covered a wide range of topics including developments in the U.S. and world that have impacted the U.S. livestock industry, and what to expect in 2009 because of these developments. World food and energy consumption was examined to form a better understanding of the globe and the emerging market economies.

For area cattlemen, the projected 2009 outlook might look a little rocky, but there are still areas to feel optimistic about. This was the main topic of discussion at a winter seminar sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health and held at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) campus in Brookings, SD, on Jan. 10, 2009.

Attendants of the event were treated to a beef tri-tip luncheon served by the SDSU animal science graduate students. Following the meal, speakers addressed the group of cattlemen.

Featured speaker Greg Wagner of Chicago-based AgResource Company, spoke with area producers in his presentation titled, “Trends in Domestic and World Agriculture – Implications for the U.S. Livestock Industry.” His presentation covered a wide range of topics including developments in the U.S. and world that have impacted the U.S. livestock industry, and what to expect in 2009 because of these developments. World food and energy consumption was examined to form a better understanding of the globe and the emerging market economies.

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For area cattlemen, the projected 2009 outlook might look a little rocky, but there are still areas to feel optimistic about. This was the main topic of discussion at a winter seminar sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health and held at the South Dakota State University (SDSU) campus in Brookings, SD, on Jan. 10, 2009.

Attendants of the event were treated to a beef tri-tip luncheon served by the SDSU animal science graduate students. Following the meal, speakers addressed the group of cattlemen.

Featured speaker Greg Wagner of Chicago-based AgResource Company, spoke with area producers in his presentation titled, “Trends in Domestic and World Agriculture – Implications for the U.S. Livestock Industry.” His presentation covered a wide range of topics including developments in the U.S. and world that have impacted the U.S. livestock industry, and what to expect in 2009 because of these developments. World food and energy consumption was examined to form a better understanding of the globe and the emerging market economies.

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