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Ag Development Forum
Thursday, February 1, 2018
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Governor Holshouser Building at the N.C. State Fairgrounds in Raleigh

Agenda*

9:30 a.m.
Welcome

Steven W. Troxler
Commissioner

 
Pledge of Allegiance
State 4-H Council and NC FFA
 
2018 Economic Outlook

Dr. Michael L. Walden
Williams Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor
North Carolina State University

Dr. Blake Brown
Hugh C. Kiger Professor and Extension Economist
Agriculture and Resource Economics
North Carolina State University

 
Ag and Trade Issues: A Washington Perspective

Randy Russell
The Russell Group

 

Panel Discussion:

Successful Exporting of NC Commodities

Kelly McIver
Executive Director, NC SweetPotato Commission

Mike Ligon
Vice President, Corporate Affairs
Universal Corportation

Andy Curliss
CEO, North Carolina Pork Council

Bill Graban
CEO, Prime Lumber Company

 

Exporter of the Year Award

Commissioner Troxler

 
Special Video Message on Ag Labor
U.S. Congressman Bob Goodlatte
Chairman, House Committee on the Judiciary
 
Special Video Message
U.S. Senator Thom Tillis
 
State of Agriculture Address
Commissioner Troxler
12:30 p.m.
Lunch
 
 
*This is a draft agenda and is subject to change.


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