Oct 23: Food and Fuel Forum in Missouri

24-09-2008 | |
Oct 23: Food and Fuel Forum in Missouri

The national debate over food and fuel uses of grain will be in the spotlight October 23 in Kansas City, MO, at a one-day forum being sponsored by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City.

Speakers include:
Keynoter: Morton Sosland,
editor-in-chief, Sosland Publishing Company
Economic overview: Randy
, specialist in agricultural policy, Congressional Research Service

Biofuels proponents: Ken McCauley, chairman, National Corn Growers
Association and Blake Hurst, vice president, Missouri Farm Bureau
Food use proponents: Robb MacKie, president, American
Bakers Association, and Dan Gustafson, director, North American Liaison
Office, Food and Agriculture Organization.

The goal of the forum is to
lead to a greater understanding of differing perspectives of the food and fuel
discussion. The event costs $75 per person. Online information and registration
is available on the
Council’s website
; or inquiries can be directed to erica@petersenconsultingllc.com.

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