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Economists Address Fresno State Ag Conference

 (Sept.  20, 2012) – Economists, academic and business experts will discuss the economic outlook, global trade, California water quality, federal farm policy and other key issues Nov. 7 at the 31stannual Agribusiness Management Conference at Fresno’s Radisson Hotel and Conference Center.

 The event is sponsored by Fresno State’s Center for Agricultural Business (CAB) and Bank of America in partnership with more than 20 supporting farm businesses, agencies and organizations.

Opening the half-day event with an 8:15 a.m. address will be Corny Gallagher, senior vice president and food, ag and wine executive for Global Commercial Banking at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Gallagher’s team coordinates the bank’s agribusiness and food products portfolio, with a strong emphasis on global marketing.  The theme of his talk is “Developing a Shared Vision to Feed the People of the World.”

The conference is designed for farmers, farm managers, lawyers, appraisers, insurance personnel, processors, accountants and others involved in California agribusiness.

Early registration (before Nov. 1) is $100; late or walk-in is $125. Details: 278 -4405 or at  http://cab.cati.csufresno.edu/.

Source: Fresno  State