Iowa State University

Iowa State University

Wendong Zhang, Associate Professor of Economics

93rd Annual Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference

Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Virtual Platform: Zoom

8:00–8:15 a.m. Welcome and Your Land Value Forecasts
Wendong Zhang, Conference Chair, Iowa State University
8:15–9:15 a.m. Agricultural Policy Priorities in 2021 and Beyond: Congressional Perspectives
Joe Shultz, Majority Staff Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry
Martha Scott Poindexter, Minority Staff Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry
9:15–10:15 a.m. Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Carbon Credits for Farmers
Amanda Bahn-Ziegler, Senior Account Manager, TruCarbon & Truterra LLC Land O’ Lakes
10:15–10:30 a.m. Break
First Prize Giveaway
10:30–11:15 a.m. Supporting Livestock Farmers Navigate Changing Regulations and Markets
Brian Waddingham, Executive Director, Coalition to Support Iowa Farmers
11:15–11:45 a.m. Agricultural Market Outlook
Chip Flory, Editor and Publisher, Pro Farmer Newsletter
11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Lunch
Second Prize Giveaway
12:45–1:15 p.m. Weather Outlook for the 2021 Growing Season
Eric Snodgrass, Principal Atmospheric Scientist, Nutrien Ag Solutions
1:15–2:15 p.m. The Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Land and Asset Values
Panelists:
Troy Louwagie, ALC, Hertz Farm Management
Dennis Reyman,AFM, ARA, Stalcup Agri Services, Inc.
Adam Thien, AFM, Vice President, Thien Farm Management
2:15–2:30 p.m. Break
Third Prize Giveaway
2:30–3:30 p.m. Agricultural Law Update: WOTUS, Estate Tax Reforms, and More
Kristine Tidgren, Director, ISU Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation
3:30 p.m. Adjourn