Weds. Jan. 20: Ag Outlook Forum and taping of public TV rural economic summit

Remember: Two events focusing on agricultural and rural economics issues take place on Weds., Jan. 20 at the Pyle Ctr., 702 Langdon St., and are open to the public.

Wisconsin Agricultural Economic Outlook Forum, 11:30 – 4:45 p.m. University of Wisconsin-Madison economists and commodity specialists will review the financial condition of the state’s farm sector and the outlook for agricultural commodities important to the state at the third annual Agricultural Economic Outlook Forum. This event will provide an outlook on the economics, emerging issues and opportunities of Wisconsin agriculture. The forum will be webcast live the day of the event, and archived footage will be available for viewing. This event is brought to you by the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and University of Wisconsin-Extension Cooperative Extension.

Market to Market Rural Economic Summit, 5 p.m. Later the same day, Market to Market, a public TV agricultural news programs, will tape the second in its series of four Rural Economic Summits. Market to Market is produced by Iowa Public Television and is broadcast in Madison at 11:30 a.m. Sundays on Wisconsin Public Television. The Market to Market summit uses a town-hall format, and all are welcome to be part of the audience. The summit will be be taped following the Wisconsin Agricultural Economic Outlook Forum.