Program Calendar

2018 Waco Master Marketer Program

The Program: Master Marketer is a risk management curriculum made up of 64 hours of intensive marketing education conducted over 8 weeks, 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) with the goal of increasing gross farm revenue by 2.5 to 5%.

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

Dr. Jason Johnson
Associate Professor and Extension Economist
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Stephenville, TX

Dr. Stephen Amosson
Regents Professor and Extension Economist
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Amarillo, TX

Dr. Samuel Zapata
Extension Economist
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Weslaco, TX

Dr. Joe Outlaw
Regents Fellow, Professor, Extension Economist, 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. Edward Usset
Professor, Grain Marketing Specialist, and
Coordinator of the Minnesota Master Marketer Program
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

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
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
College Station, TX

Dr. Robert Hogan
Associate Professor and Extension Economist
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Uvalde, TX

William Thompson
Assistant Professor and Extension Economist
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
San Angelo, TX

Dr. Art Barnaby
Professor
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

Dr. Darren Hudson
Larry Combest Endowed Chair in Agricultural Competitiveness and
Director of the Cotton Economics Research Institute
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX

Alan Brugler
President of Brugler Marketing and Management, LLC
Omaha, NE

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

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

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

Darrell Holaday
Private Marketing/Management Consultant
KS

Where: Texas Farm Bureau Conference Center
7410 Fish Pond Road Waco, TX 76710

When: Leveling Workshop: Tuesday, January 16
Session I: Wednesday, January 17 – Thursday, January 18
Session II: Tuesday, January 30 – Wednesday, January 31
Session III: Tuesday, February 13 – Wednesday, February 14
Session IV: Tuesday, February 27 – Wednesday, February 28

For more information, contact Mark Welch at (979) 845-8011 or jmwelch@tamu.edu and Jason Johnson at (254) 968-4144 ext. 282 or jason.johnson@ag.tamu.edu  A brochure is available online and registrations will be accepted until January 15, 2018.  Please visit  https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/MasterMarketer for registration and to pay the $350 registration fee by credit card.  

 

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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