Dr. Nicholas D Paulson
Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Programs, Agricultural and Consumer Economics
​University of Illinois at Urbana/Champagne


THURSDAY, January 17

All times are CST   All events will be held in the Sloan Convention Center

​7:00 a.m.
Early Riser Session with Dr. R.L. (Bob) Nielsen, Purdue  - Sponsored by Agri-Gold and Wright Implement

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Trade Show Open - Welcome with coffee and donuts
Sponsored by FMC

9:00 a.m.

Economic Session - Kevin Van Trump, The Van Trump Report 

Sponsored by Syngenta and H & R Agri-Power

11 a.m.


Remarks by Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan F. Quarles

Keynote - Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech. 
Sponsored by Farm Credit Mid-America and Monsanto

Desserts - Sponsored by Hutson

1:15 p.m.

Research Review - UK Researchers will hold breakout sessions

2:15 p.m. Afternoon Snack Break  Sponsored by Kentucky Pork Producers

2:30 p.m.

Kentucky Soybean Association Annual Meeting

3:30 p.m.

Kentucky Corn Growers Association Annual Meeting

4:30 p.m.

Kentucky Small Grain Growers Association Annual Meeting

6:00 p.m.

Grower Appreciation Reception - Sponsored by Corteva

6:30 p.m.

Awards Banquet​ - Sponsored by Pioneer and Whayne Supply



All meetings and events will be held in the Sloan Convention Center next to the Holiday Inn University Plaza. Hotel Room info >

thanks to our 2019 

Gold and Platinum  


Thursday, January 17, 2019

Holiday Inn University plaza & Sloan convention center, Bowling Green, KY

Featured Speakers

Roger Bernard will speak on the 2018 Farm Bill, and he analyzes policy developments on agriculture, trade, energy, transportation, taxes and US economic and monetary policy for Informa Economics IEG.