Ithaca, NY (Vocus) November 12, 2009
More than 100 bank failures. Unemployment tops 10 percent. Gas prices rise. The dollar dives. House prices tumble. And if you thought 2009 stunk, wait till you see 2010.
Steven Kyle, a Cornell associate professor of applied economics and management known for his often-accurate forecasts, will provide his economic prognosis for the coming year at Cornell University’s annual Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference Tuesday, Dec. 8.
The other plenary topics and speakers include: “Financial Uncertainty: What it Means for the Agricultural Economy,” Brent Gloy, Cornell associate professor of applied economics and management; and “The Future of New York Agriculture in the New Carbon Constrained Economy,” Antonio Bento, Cornell associate professor of applied economics and management.
The all-day conference is targeted for agribusiness professionals, industrial leaders, policymakers, educators and farm managers. The registration fee is $65, if postmarked by Nov. 25, 2009. Registrations postmarked after that date will be $80. Registration fee for Cornell University and Cornell Cooperative Extension staff is $30. For information, contact Carol Thomson at (607) 255-5464 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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WHAT: Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference
WHEN: Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009, at 10 a.m. (Registration opens at 9 a.m.)
WHERE: David Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall, Cornell campus
WHO: Presented by Cornell's Department of Applied Economics and Management
NOTE: Media are welcome to attend this conference but they must register in advance with Blaine Friedlander of the Cornell Press Relations Office at (607) 254-8093. Registration fees for credentialed media will be waived. Steve Kyle will talk to reporters following his lecture outside the Call Auditorium. Also, media will find Brent Gloy’s and Antonio Bento’s lectures newsworthy.
E-Mail: bpf2 (at) cornell (dot) edu