Fertilizer & Ag Outlook:
Webinar On-demand Recording
Webinar took place, Thursday, March 2, 2017
Fertilizer prices remain generally pressured, and there’s a big shift from corn to soybeans. What should you expect from fertilizer supply and demand in the near-term?
After a delayed Fall application, relieved drought conditions, low prices and deferred Spring buying commitments, fertilizer market insight has never been more important! Join in and address the issues, challenges, and opportunities across the fertilizer industry for the upcoming planting season.
This unique webinar from Green Markets takes a detailed look at the factors that will impact the Spring fertilizer season, and the implications on cropping plans. Order the webinar recording and get on-demand access to or join the live webinar to hear the latest thinking on:
- Spring planting and acreage outlook, how much of a change from corn to soybeans will occur
- What is the impact of past and current weather conditions on the spring planting plans
- What is the 2017 North American fertilizer supply and demand outlook
- How has the drought and recent recovery impacted Spring application and cropping plans
- PLUS: the webinar speakers answer all your questions during an open Q&A
This web event from Green Markets addressed all these topics, and more. This exclusive learning event gives you clear direction on the current and future implications of global urea prices. Speakers included:
Seth Meyer, Senior Economist, USDA
Dr. Seth Meyer joined the Department of Agriculture (USDA), Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) in June 2013 and is primarily responsible for domestic agriculture policy analysis.
Before joining OCE, Dr. Meyer spent the last 2 years as a part of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) in the Global Perspectives Studies Unit, examining the long-term drivers of agriculture demand and the allocation of productive resources to meet that growing demand.
Prior to that, Dr. Meyer spent 12 years as a researcher and faculty member with the University of Missouri’s Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI), analyzing policies affecting grain and oilseed markets, cotton, biofuels, and agricultural commodity transportation. He has authored numerous publications including several examining U.S. biofuel Policy.
Greg Swanson, Area Manager, J.R. Simplot
Greg has spent the last 10 years as wholesale area manager for J.R. Simplot Company, managing Northern and Central California.
He is a 2002 graduate of Cal. Poly SLO and currently resides in Stockton, CA
Neil Fleishman, CFA, Head of Research
Neil Fleishman is the Senior Industry Analyst for Green Markets. Previously, he worked at the Susquehanna Int. Group as a trading desk Sector Specialist covering both the industrial and energy markets for the firm. He also has experience as a portfolio analyst for Evergreen investments.
Neil, a thought leader, developed three Green Markets Global Fertilizer Quarterly: Supply & Demand, Production Costs and Pricing reports for Nitrogen, DAP/MAP and Potash. The research reports monitor the macro forces shaping global fertilizer prices across the spectrum of nutrients. Providing the foundation for strategic planning, these detailed market studies are an invaluable asset that informs and confirms decision making in an increasingly volatile and globalized fertilizer market.
Along with these models, Neil regularly provides custom consultation on fertilizer supply and demand and is a featured speaker at numerous industry events.
Why order a Green Markets webinar?
- No travel costs or time off site
- Easy, low cost, and valuable market insight
- Ideas and market forecasts you can put into action right away
- Access to experts who really know the market
- Market guidance timed to when you need it most