Yeutter Institute to Co-Host Symposium on Agricultural Trade

Yeutter Institute to Co-Host Symposium on Agricultural Trade

“Global Economic Growth and Agricultural Trade: Prospects, Policies, and Perspectives” is the focus of a symposium June 4 at the Graduate Hotel, 141 N. Ninth St. in Lincoln.

Luke Chandler
Luke Chandler

The symposium is jointly hosted by the Farm Foundation Food and Agricultural Trade Resource Center and the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. It is free and open to the public.

A keynote presentation by Luke Chandler, chief economist of Deere and Company, will be followed by a panel discussion with agricultural trade experts. Those experts are:

  • Richard Crowder, former U.S. chief agricultural negotiator, and professor and Thornhill Endowed Chair in agricultural trade, Virginia Tech University
  • Darci Vetter, former U.S. chief agricultural negotiator and global lead, public affairs, and vice chair for agriculture and food, Edelman
  • John Beghin, Michael Yanney Chair of International Trade and Finance, Yeutter Institute and Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

A reception will start at 5 p.m. with the symposium scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m.

The event will be streamed live at https://yeutter-institute.unl.edu.

The vision of Nebraska alumnus and renowned trade expert Clayton Yeutter, the Yeutter Institute connects academic disciplines related to law, business, and agriculture to prepare students for leadership roles in international trade and finance, support interdisciplinary research, and increase public understanding of these issues.

Farm Foundation is an agricultural policy institute cultivating dynamic nonpartisan collaboration to meet society's needs for food, fiber, feed, and energy. Since 1933, it has connected leaders in farming, business, academia, organizations and government through proactive, rigorous debate and objective issue analysis. The Resource Center is one example of this collaborative work. To learn more, visit https://farmfoundation.org/trade.