Using Figures to State the Facts: How the Agriculture Industry Uses Data

What are the industry implications for decision making with the changing nature of data? Join us on Friday, June 29th from 2:00-3:00 EST for a free webinar discussing how the agriculture industry uses data and agricultural statistics. This webinar will review how the nature of data collection and use is changing with federal budget cuts, and will provide important information for all associated with the food and fiber sector.

The webinar is provided by the Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics (C-FARE) in partnership with the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA), in cooperation with Montana State University and sponsored by Farm Foundation.

Moderator - Neil Conklin (President - Farm Foundation)
Joe Prusakci (Director, Statistics Division, USDA NASS) – Provide general overview of data uses, user groups and what cuts have impacted.

Private Sector Data User Panel
Paul Hughes (Nestle Purina PetCare) will talk about impacts to the grains and oilseed community.
Jim Robb (Livestock Marketing Information Center) to address the unique challenges this will create for the livestock community.
Mark Seetin (US Apple Association) to speak to the changes for fruit and vegetable industry.

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