Ohio Grain Farmers’ Symposium



2015 Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium – December 17th


Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center
2201 Fred Taylor Drive
Columbus, OH 43210

Join the Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) and Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) for the 2015 Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium on December 17th.  Hear from business and industry leaders on the most critical topics for farmers including water quality, legislative issues, biotechnology and much more.  Additionally, OSA and OCWGA will host their annual meetings immediately following the OGFS.

Registration is FREE, but RSVPs are strongly encouraged to reserve your seat!


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8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Registration

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.: National Corn Growers Association

9:10 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.: National Association of Wheat Growers

9:20 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: American Soybean Association

9:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.: Recognition of Dr. Carl Zulauf

9:45 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.: Examining Land Values, Rents, Crop Input Costs &                                             Margins in 2016 (Dr. Barry Ward) Brought to you by the                                       Ohio Soybean Council

10:25 a.m. – 10:50 a.m.: Break

10:50 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: The Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership – What Might it                                           Mean for U.S. Agriculture (Dr. Ian Sheldon) Brought to                                        you by the Ohio Corn Checkoff

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: 2016 Grain Market Outlook (Dr. Matt Roberts)

12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Valent

12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.: President Obama’s Clean Power Plan and Ohio (Dr.                                            Brent Sohngen) Brought to you by the Ohio Small Grains                                         Checkoff

1:40 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.: A Panel Discussion with your Association Presidents and                                    Executive Directors

2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.: OCWGA, OSA Annual Business Meetings


2015 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors:

  • Beck’s Hybrids
  • Monsanto
  • Ohio Corn Marketing Program
  • Ohio’s Country Journal/Ohio AgNet
  • Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program
  • Ohio Soybean Council
  • Pioneer
  • Seed Consultants
  • Valent

Supporting Sponsors:

  • Cargill
  • Ohio Ethanol Producers

Day Sponsors:

  • Ag Credit
  • The Andersons
  • Barrett, Easterday, Cunningham & Eselgroth LLP
  • KeyBank
  • Mennel Milling Company
  • Trupointe



Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association:  740-201-8088 Ohio Soybean Association:  888-SOY-OHIO (769-6446)

About Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association The Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association (OCWGA) advocates on behalf of tens of thousands of corn and wheat growers throughout the state.  OCWGA works in our state and national capitals to best represent the public-policy interests of Ohio’s grain farmers and focuses on domestic and international issues that affect the success of Ohio’s corn and wheat markets.  For more information, visit www.ohiocornandwheat.org.

About Ohio Soybean Association The Ohio Soybean Association is governed by a volunteer farmer board dedicated to education and promotion, as well as to united producer interest through support of legislative activities beneficial to the Ohio soybean industry.  To learn more, visit www.soyohio.org/membership.