6/17 NEC Webinar: ‘Economic Overview of U.S. Agriculture’ with Dr. Seth Meyer, Chief Economist, US Department of Agriculture
June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFree
‘Economic Overview of U.S. Agriculture’ Dr. Seth Meyer, Chief Economist, US Department of Agriculture Date: Thursday, June 17 Time: 12pm to 1pm EST As the United States continues to progress out of the Covid pandemic and look to the future, the USDA will play an important role in shaping what comes next. The agency’s chief economist, Dr. Seth Meyer, will provide data driven analysis on the relevant market outlook, economic impact of current policies and global trends, and the role new priorities such as biofuels and cap and trade proposals may have. REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Registration will remain open until 11am, Thursday, June 17, 2021. You should receive a confirmation email after registering but the link to the webinar will come in a separate email on the morning of the event. This is different from the event ticket. If you do not receive a confirmation email or the event link by 11am the day of the event, please contact the NEC for that or any other questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. About our speaker: Dr. Seth Meyer was appointed USDA’s Chief Economist in January of 2020, returning to the agency where he previously served as head of the World Agricultural Outlook Board (WAOB) in the Office of the Chief Economist (OCE). Directly prior to his return, Dr. Meyer was a Research Professor and the Associate Director for the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) at the University of Missouri. Previously, Dr. Meyer served as an economist with the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) of the United Nations and as a visiting scholar at several research institutions around the world. Dr. Meyer grew up in eastern Iowa and has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from Iowa State University and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri.