Iowa State University

Iowa State University

Wendong Zhang, Associate Professor of Economics

94th Annual Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference

Wednesday, May 18, 2022.
Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa

8:15–8:30 a.m. Welcome and Your Land Value Forecasts
Wendong Zhang, Conference Chair, Iowa State University
8:30–9:45 a.m. U.S. and Global Agricultural Economy Outlook (Virtual)
Stephen Nicholson, Global Strategist – Grains & Oilseeds, Rabobank
9:45–10:00 a.m. Break
10:00–11:30 a.m. Panel on the Soaring Farmland and Equipment Values
Michael Langemeier, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
Kirk Manker, Chief Appraiser, Farm Credit Services of America
Tim Meyer, Mt. Pleasant Site Leader, Steffes Group, Inc.
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30–1:15 p.m. Weather Outlook for the 2022 Growing Season (Virtual)
Eric Snodgrass, Principal Atmospheric Scientist, Nutrien Ag Solutions
1:15–2:00 p.m. Fertilizer Prices, Input Costs, and Supply Chain Disruptions (Virtual)
Andy Burlingham, Director, Generic Crop Protection, Nutrien Ag Solutions
2:00–2:15 p.m. Break
2:15–3:30 p.m.

Panel on the Conservation Easements and Land Trusts
Liz Garst, the Garst Family &  Whiterock Conservancy
Joe McGovern, President, Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation
Jennifer Zwagerman, Director, Drake Agricultural Law Center

Conservation Easement Top 10 Quesitons  - Neil Hamilton 

3:30–4:30 p.m. US Crop, Livestock and Biofuel Market Outlook
Chad Hart, Professor of Economics, Iowa State University
4:30 p.m. Adjourn