2023 Tentative Agenda

Northern Corn and Soybean Expo
February 14, 2023
7:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. | Lobby



7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. | Arena Floor

Continental Breakfast, Visit Trade Show and Research Pavilion


8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. | Main Stage


Mike Pearson, Emcee

Rob Rose, North Dakota Soybean Council

Tysen Rosenau, North Dakota Corn Utilization Council


8:15 a.m. – 9:05 a.m. | Main Stage

Fertilizer Market Outlook

Josh Linville, Director of Fertilizer, StoneX


9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. | Main Stage

Global Economic Ag Outlook

David Kohl, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech


10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. | Arena Floor

Break, Visit Trade Show and Research Pavilion

Mini Session: Increasing Awareness About and Risk of Palmer Amaranth and Waterhemp in North Dakota

Joe Ikley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Extension Weed Specialist, NDSU


10:50 a.m. – 11:45 | Main Stage

Diversification through Animal Agriculture

Ty Eschenbaum, Managing Partner, A1 Development Solutions

Steve Rommereim, Past President, National Pork Board

Harold Stanislawski, Director of Business and Industry Development, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute


11:50 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. | Arena Floor

Lunch and Association Meetings


1:05 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. | Main Stage

The Wild Side of Weather

Eric Snodgrass, Senior Science Fellow and Principal Atmospheric Scientist, Nutrien Ag Solutions


1:55 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. | Main Stage

North Dakota’s Energy Future: Biofuels

Joe Kakesh, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Growth Energy

Floyd Vergara, Director of State Governmental Affairs, Clean Fuels Alliance America


2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. | Arena Floor

Mini Session: Perspectives on the 2023 Farm Bill

Heidi Heitkamp, Former U.S. Senator

Kelly Armstrong, U.S. Representative

Katie Pinke, Moderator, AgWeek Publisher


3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. | Arena Floor

Break, Visit Trade Show and Research Pavilion


3:50 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. | Main Stage

Ag Policy 2023 and What’s Driving Agriculture Now

Mike Pearson, Host, Agriculture of America Radio Show

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