April 17, 2015

17/04/2015: Featured speakers at the 10th Oilseed and Grain Trade Summit

The Impact of Weather and Climate on Global Agriculture
Evelyn Browning Garriss, The Browning Newsletter

Leading historical climatologist Evelyn Browning Garriss will share her insights about the changing climate – not just the mantra of “global warming” but the short and long-term natural factors that are likely to shape weather, crops and investments around the globe. In particular, she will address the challenges and opportunities that the climate presents for participants across the oilseed and grains value chains.

The Role of Financial Markets on Ag Markets Around the World
Erik Norland, Executive Director and Senior Economist, CME Group

As Executive Director and Senior Economist of CME Group, Erik is responsible for generating economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company’s business strategy, and upon those who trade in its various markets. Erik will share his expertise on global economic, financial and geopolitical trends that are shaping agriculture around the world.


See the agenda HERE

And in other news: 
  • G3 Global Grain Group investing C$250 million in CWB
  • Mexico drops US beef restrictions
  • Palm oil and cattle group MP Evans upbeat on palm oil industry prospects
  • Food companies strive to make 2015 the year of tempeh
All this and more HERE.

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