Riverside Casino and Golf Resort
3184 Highway 22
Riverside, IA 52327


Tara Horesowsky
Hills Bank and Trust Company

2020 Ag Outlook

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Registraton is free of charge and lunch is included.

Registration is required by March 3rd.  

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  Dr. Matt Darr,  Iowa State University

  Driving Value from Digital Agriculture Tools


Digital agriculture aims to empower growers to achieve greater levels of profitability and sustainability. From the latest planter attachments to aerial imagery to full farm logistics solutions, the growth in the digital ag industry is nearly endless. Matt Darr, digital agriculture specialist at Iowa State University, will share his insights on how to maximize the on-farm value of digital technologies and discuss strategies for smart investment in digital tools that improve production job quality and farm management.  


  Dr. Kay Stefanik, Iowa State University

  Progress Towards Cleaner Water


The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy was released to provide a framework for assessing and reducing nutrient inputs to Iowa waters. With the strategy heading into its seventh year, changes in nutrient inputs are beginning to emerge. 

Learn how you can implement practices for nutrient management and about resources available to you. Assistant Director of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center, Kay Stefanik, will highlight the state-wide progress that has been made and shed light on the path toward meeting nutrient reduction goals. 


 Todd Hultman, DTN

  Corn and Soybean Price Outlooks for 2020


Todd Hultman is DTN’s lead market analyst and has worked in the commodity futures industry since 1985. In addition to scouring the news and writing closing grain market comments, Hultman enjoys looking at markets for fresh insights.

Get a peek at what you can expect from corn and soybean prices in 2020 and pick up a few tips for identifying good selling opportunities. 


  Howard Hagen and David Repp, Dickinson Law

   Farming in the 2020s: Will I Thrive or Take a Dive?



Recent disruptions, from electric cars and ethanol usage to fin-tech interventions and data processing, are affecting farmers now and will continue to cause big changes over the next several years. Howard Hagen and David Repp will shed light on pros and cons of the most prevalent disruptive factors. 


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Schedule of Events:

9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Registration

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Dr. Matt Darr

11:00 -11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 - 12:15 p.m. Dr. Kay Stefanik

12:15 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Todd Hultman

2:00 - 2:15 p.m. Break

2:15 - 3:15 p.m. Howard Hagen and David Repp

3:15 p.m. Closing


This event is free to all attendees, thanks to our sponsors:








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