FARGO, N.D. — Researchers from North Dakota State University’s Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise (PCPE) and NDSU Extension will discuss North Dakota’s current economic situation and present science-based outlooks for the state’s economy, and agriculture and energy industries.
The program will begin at 9 a.m. with an overview of North Dakota’s economy by Jeremy Jackson, NDSU Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics professor and PCPE director. Jackson is the creator of the North Dakota Forecast Model and author of the North Dakota Economic Outlook quarterly report.
Sessions are scheduled each hour with presentations by David Ripplinger, NDSU Extension bioenergy economics specialist; Bryon Parman, NDSU Extension agricultural finance specialist; Tim Petry, NDSU Extension livestock economist; and Frayne Olson, NDSU Extension crops economist. The program will wrap-up around 2:30 p.m.
The conference is free and open to all members of the public, though attendees must register on Zoom. Find more information and register at https://www.ndsu.edu/centers/
The State of the Economy virtual conference is sponsored by the NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise and NDSU Extension.
The NDSU Center for the Study of Public Choice and Private Enterprise produces research and programming on issues relevant to North Dakota and the Upper Great Plains region. Its mission is to uncover the institutions and policies that encourage and enhance human well-being.
NDSU Extension empowers North Dakotans to improve their lives and communities through science-based education. You’ll find Extension at work in your county, at Research Extension Centers and at the main campus of North Dakota State University.
— NDSU Extension