Pork Lenders Meeting

July 18, 2017
Country Inn & Suites, Mankato, MN
Cost: $20

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9:30 a.m.                 Registration Begins

10:00 a.m.              Welcome

                                    Minnesota Pork Board

10:10 a.m.                 Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness Efforts         

Dave Wright

11:00 a.m.                 External Forces that Impact the Pork Industry

Dallas Hockman, National Pork Producers Council

There is no shortage of external factors that have the potential to impact the pork industry on a day-in and day-out basis.  Dallas will discuss topics that range from regulation to retail and food service trends.

Noon                          Lunch      

1:00 p.m.                  Overview of Important Producer Contracts

                                      Gislason & Hunter LLP

2:00 p.m.                  Economic Update

                                       Joe Kerns, Kerns and Associates

Kerns will explore what current economic conditions mean for pork producers and give his view on national and global factors influencing pork demand, feed costs and trade.

3:00 p.m.                  Close – Safe travels