31st Annual Agribusiness Management Conference Nov. 7, Fresno

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 • Fresno, CA

Past Event:

31st Annual Agribusiness Management Conference Nov. 7, Fresno; Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012; Radisson Hotel and Conference Center; Fresno, Calif.

This conference is recommended for: Agribusiness Management Growers; Managers Attorneys Appraisers; Insurance Personnel Processors; and Accountants Related Industries.

7:15-8 a.m. Registration

8-8:15 Introductions/Welcome

8:15-8:45 Opening Address

“Developing a shared vision to feed the people of the World”

Corny Gallagher, Sr. Vice President, Food, Ag and Wine Executive

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Global Commercial Banking

8:45-10 Economic Outlook

“Economic Outlook: Traversing the Minefield“

Terry Barr, Chief Economist


“A View on Agriculture Trade: Challenges & Opportunities”

Charles Grimes, Director Global Export Trade Services


10-10:15 Break

10:15-Noon "Nitrates in Central Valley Groundwater:

Findings, Actions, Questions"

Stuart Pettygrove, Ph.D.,

Cooperative Extension Soils Specialist

Parry Klassen, Executive Director

East San Joaquin Water Quality Coalition

Joel Nelsen, President/CEO

California Citrus Mutual

Noon-1 p.m. Farm Policy: 2012 and Beyond

“The 2012 Farm Bill & California Agriculture “

Robert Guenther, Senior Vice President, Public Policy

United Fresh Produce Association

“The 2012 Farm Bill: A Washington Perspective “

Anne MacMillan, Senior Advisor to the Secretary,


1:00-2:00 pm Luncheon Speaker:

Greg Calistro, Executive Director of Produce & Floral

Save Mart Supermarkets (invited)

Please register online at:

For More Information

Call 559.278.4405 or visit the CAB website

Location Details

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Radisson Hotel and Conference Center

Fresno, California
United States

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