2010 Cases & Presentations

  • A Study in the Value of Information and Planning  Idaho Ranch & Farm
  • Redefining the Roles of Governing Industry and Producers in a Changing Environment – Bettencourt Dairies, LLC
  • Uncertainties and Management Challenges Facing Water Users in the West – Water Policy and Economics
  • Carbon Policies and Regulations: A Challenge for Agricultural Managers – an Issue Paper
  • Navigating through Food Safety Challenges – Maple Leaf Farms
  • The Ripe Stuff: Schnucks’ Produce Challenge
  • The Grapes of Wrath: Mitigating the Negative Effects of Wine Tourism in Walla Walla WA
  • Ag Cycles: History Is Cyclical But Your Plans Are Linear – What is the Disconnect?

Speakers:

Mr. John Silvia, Chief Economist, Wells Fargo Bank spoke about international and U.S. economic conditions and shared his assessment of their impact on U.S. agricultural businesses.

Ms. Jolene Browne, a widely acclaimed leader in both the U.S. and Canada for her knowledge of inter-generational transfer of managerial responsibilities and farm assets, shared her experience and expertise on these critical topics.