We are bringing our Partner to Profit 2021 Grower Summit to you VIRTUALLY this year. Just the same as when we have met in person at prior summits, the information and topics discussed will help you plan and prepare for the season ahead. Our speakers plan to challenge your thinking and help you start your 2021 season strong!
This 2-hour online LIVE event with real-time Q&A, features David Widmar, Co-Founder of Agricultural Economic Insights and Craig Allaman, Lead Agronomist for Cornelius Seed.
David takes us through the journey of our current farm economy, discusses important short and long-term trends in agriculture, and how you can make decisions to offset risks and take advantage of opportunities. Craig shares his agronomic insights as you plan and prepare for the year ahead; covering break throughs in seed treatments, handling fungicides in a high commodity price year as well as an update on rootworm pressure.
Our speakers plan to challenge your thinking and help you start your 2021 season strong!
Co-founder of Agricultural Economic Insights
West Lafayette, IN
Join David as he takes us through the journey to our current farm economy, discusses important short and long-term trends in agriculture, and how you can make decisions to offset risks and take advantage of opportunities.
David Widmar is an agricultural economist specializing in ag trends and the farm economy. Through his research, he supports agribusinesses and farmers in their strategic and planning efforts. David’s current work can be found at Agricultural Economic Insights, aei.ag, which he co-founded with Dr. Brent Gloy in 2014.
Prior to Agricultural Economic Insights, Mr. Widmar was a researcher with the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, and served as the economist for the Kansas Department of Agriculture.
David received his master’s of science degree from Purdue University, and a bachelor’s of science from Kansas State University, both in agricultural economics.
Follow David on twitter @davidwidmar.
Cornelius Seed Lead Agronomist
A new growing season will soon be upon us, join Craig as he shares his agronomic insights as you plan and prepare for the year ahead. Craig will also be available for real-time Q&A.
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Craig Allaman is the Lead Agronomist for Cornelius Seed and joined the team in 2018. He provides agronomic knowledge to growers across Cornelius Country and provides agronomic support and leadership to the Cornelius Seed Sales Team.
Previously, Craig was the Product Manager and Agronomist for Munson Hybrids. A graduate of Western Illinois University with a major in Agricultural Business, Craig is a Certified Crop Agronomist with over 25 years’ experience in agronomy. His experience spans across Cornelius Country, having spent time in northwest Iowa with a major ag-chem company. Now, Craig and his family reside in Monmouth, IL.