Meetings

    Domestic and Global Ag Policy

    November 14, 2012
    11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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    Illini Center
    200 S. Wacker Drive (Adams & Wacker)
    Chicago, IL
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    PLEASE NOTE DAY CHANGE TO WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14TH. ILLINI CENTER (200 S. WACKER) 4TH FLOOR!

    Join The Chicago Farmersas we hear Dr. Bob Thompson who will address the Chicago Farmers on November 14th about U.S. and global agricultural policy. This is a timely topic given the uncertainty regarding the expiration of the farm bill and politics in Washington. Come hear Dr. Thompson update us on the status of farm bill negotiations and the global agricultural policy discussions.

    As Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Policy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dr. Thompson has an extensive resume as a teacher and researcher. Moreover, he is currently a visiting scholar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies and Senior Fellow for global agricultural development & food security with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. In addition, Dr. Thompson has vast experience with agricultural policy while serving in the government and the private sector.

    11:30 a.m. Registration
    12:00 p.m. Luncheon
    12:30 p.m. - Program

    Tickets

    $25.00 Member Ticket

    $50.00 Non-Member Ticket