Program Calendar

2020 Weslaco Master Marketer Seminar Series

The Seminar Series: The Master Marketer Seminar Series is a condensed online version of The Master Marketer Program.  What you can still expect is risk management curriculum made up of  intensive marketing education, focused on increasing comprehension of key marketing concepts. The goal is to equip participants to develop a marketing plan, adopt good marketing practices, and increase the use of basic tools of market analysis (e.g., fundamentals, seasonals, technicals).  The free sessions are scheduled every Thursday in October from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. via Zoom beginning with an “Introduction to Futures and Options” on September 29. For more information, contact Samuel Zapata at (956) 968-5581 or samuel.zapata@ag.tamu.edu and Mark Welch at (979) 845-7677 or jmwelch@tamu.edu   Please visit  https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/MasterMarketer for registration and flyer information.

Speakers:  Dr. Mark Welch
Associate Professor and Extension Economist-Grain Marketing
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
College Station, TX

Dr. Samuel Zapata
Assistant Professor and Extension Economist-Management
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Weslaco, TX

Dr. Edward Usset
Professor, Grain Marketing Specialist, and
Coordinator of the Minnesota Master Marketer Program
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Dr. Steven Klose
Professor, Extension Economist, and
Co-Coordinator of the FARM Assistance Program
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
College Station, TX

Dr. Bart Fischer
Research Assistant Professor, and
Co-Director of the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M University
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
College Station, TX

Dr. Elwynn Taylor
Extension Climatologist
Iowa State University
Aimes, IA

Dr. John Robinson
Professor and Extension Economist-Cotton Marketing
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
College Station, TX

Dr. David Anderson
Professor and Extension Economist-Livestock Marketing
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
College Station, TX

Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, J.D.
Associate Professor and Extension Specialist
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Amarillo, TX

Darrell Holaday
Private Marketing/Management Consultant
Country Futures, Inc.
Frankfort, KS

Where: Online via Zoom

When:
Tuesday, September 29: Introduction to Futures and Options
Thursday, October 1:  Welcome to Master Marketer, Budget Resources, and Marketing Plan
Thursday, October 8:  Crop Insurance and Policy
Thursday, October 15:  Climate
Thursday, October 22:  Cotton, Grain, and Livestock Outlooks
Thursday, October 29:  Legal Issues and Tying It All Together

 

 

If there are any upcoming events you would like added to this calendar, please email Emmy Kiphen at emmykiphen@tamu.edu

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