Invite Brent or David for your next event

Brent Gloy and David Widmar have a passion for production agriculture that is evident in their personal and professional activities. Through their work, they closely track and monitor key trends affecting the agricultural economy. Much of their work focuses on the farm-level implications of key trends in agriculture.
As agricultural economists, Brent and David help farmers and agribusinesses plan and prepare for the often turbulent farm economy. (You can learn more about Brent’s and David’s background, and experience in our bio pages.)

In addition to their weekly posts and regular TV, radio, and magazine interviews, you can invite Brent or David to speak at your next in-person or virtual event. They will work with you to build a session that fits the exact needs of your organization. If you are looking for a starting point, you can find the topics and themes that Brent and David commonly address here.

In addition to speaking to groups, Brent and David can also help your organization in the following way:

  1. Design and deliver a customized, educational program for your organization’s needs.
  2. Agribusiness Strategy Session – Brent and David will guide your team through a strategic planning process around the key trends in agriculture. Great for Boards of Directors and leadership teams.
  3. Sales Planning Session- What does 2021 have in store? Brent and David can guide your sales team through a tactical planning session for the upcoming growing season. Dive into the economic realities your farmer customers will face and create action-item plans for approaching the 2021 selling season.
  4. The 1980s farm financial crisis. This was was a defining moment for a generation of American farmers, leading to record levels of insolvency and a reshaping of the American countryside. Brent and David explore the causes, impacts, and lasting effects of one of the most infamous events in American agriculture history, the 1980s farm crisis.
Looking to connect with your team or customers with a webinar? Whether you’re looking for a panelist or the entire broadcast solution, reach out as the AEI can help.