BISMARCK, N.D. – The North Dakota Wheat Commission, U.S. Durum Growers Association and Montana Wheat and Barley Committee are hosting the annual Crop Outlook and International Durum Forum Nov. 2-3 at the Grand Hotel in Minot. This unique meeting brings together producers and industry to highlight and discuss the opportunities and challenges that impact the spring wheat and durum markets.
The event kicks off with a social and banquet Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. Keynote speaker for the evening will be 8th Avenue Food and Provisions Commodity and Risk Management Director Joe Collins, who will look back at the changes in the pasta industry over the years and provide perspective on the future of the industry.
On Nov. 3, Armada Corporate Intelligence Managing Director Keith Prather will discuss factors influencing the current economic situation with his presentation “Are the U.S. and World Economies Headed for a Wreck?” Other topics that day include an overview of the 2022 spring wheat and durum crops, durum breeding updates from North Dakota State University and Montana State University, federal policy and farm bill updates, and a panel discussion on durum and pasta demand and trends.
The full detailed agenda can be found at www.durumgrowers.com.
— U.S. Durum Growers Association