Partners in Ag Innovation Conference – July 29, 2021
From Survive to Thrive
Please join us for the Partners in Ag Innovation Conference on July 29, 2021. The conference is co-hosted by MinnWest Technology Campus and The Kandiyohi County & City of Willmar Economic Development Commission (EDC) on an annual basis to bring the Ag and Animal Science community together regionally in Willmar, MN.
As we think about this year’s conference, we are still emerging from the fast-track of change and unexpected events brought on over the past year but we are feeling hopeful and ready to emerge on the other side. Through this difficult period, comes a time for transformation and growth. Let us take what we learn from 2020 and learn to not just survive…but thrive.
Date: Thursday, July 29, 2021
Location: *MinnWest Technology Campus – Willmar, MN/Online livestream available on teh website
Cost: Complimentary to qualified Ag professionals
Although the state of gatherings remain uncertain, we are hoping that we can work towards a hybrid format for the July 29th event, allowing for a percentage of attendees to join us in-person while still livestreaming the entire event online. We will continue to watch guidelines as things change and keep you all posted.
We are planning for some fun, interactive trivia throughout the day to engage attendees participating in-person and online!
Speaker Mike Pearson will kick off this year’s conference with his presentation” What’s Driving Agriculture in the Year Ahead”. By July of 2021, the US will have had 15 months of dealing with the impact of COVID-19, 7 months under a new administration, and will likely still be in a period of elevated grain prices. Mike will outline some of the changes and challenges that have come from those factors. Inflation, ethanol, restaurant demand are all topics that agriculture should keep an eye on. Importantly, despite the disruptions of the past 18 months, agriculture in 2021 has a lot of reasons to be excited!
Attend to connect with leaders in Agriculture and Animal Science in these important areas:
- Economic Development
- Engineering / Technical
- Financial / Investor
- Government / Regulatory
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