SWCA Meeting

There will not be a Southwest Ag Issues Summit this year. In lieu of this event, will be the Southwest Council of Agribusiness annual meeting held in the fall. The date and location for the SWCA meeting have not yet been determined.

Another successful summit in the books

Oklahoma City function proves fruitful

The 2013 summit proved to be another successful event. The event boasted a powerful program, and exceptional networking opportunities for the more than 150 in attendance. Thanks to everyone who made the event a success. Information on the third annual summit will be posted when it's available.

Not able to make the summit? Get a glimpse of what you missed out on:

2013 Southwest Ag Issues Summit Attendees list

2013 Program

A PDF of the inaugural Southwest Ag Issues Summit program is available here.

Speaker Presentations

Click on the presentation topic below to access a PDF version of the speaker's presentation. Listed in presentation order.

Water Issues Roundtable Discussion
David Gibson, Texas Corn Producers

Agricultural Apps for Smart Phones
Kody Bessent, Texas Wheat Producers

Engaging Youth in Agriculture
Oklahoma State University Ag Student Council Leaders

State of the Industry
Jim Wiesemeyer, Informa Economics

Agricultural Trade
John Gilliland, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld

Operating in a Global Environment
Greg Hart, John Deere

Issues in Risk Management Panel
Art Barnaby, Kansas State University
Joe Outlaw, Texas A&M University
Tom Zacharias, National Crop Insurance Services

Speaker Audio Available

Click here to access the individual speaker's audio recordings from the event.

The Summit's live broadcast was made possible by Tony St. James with All Ag, All Day!


Click here to access photos of the event from the Southwest Council of Agribusiness Flickr page.

Moments from this year's event were captured by Jennifer Blackburn Photography.


Event Hosts

swca Texas Ag Forum