ABA members attending the Commodity and Agricultural Policy Conference heard from numerous market and economic experts regarding new fundamentals impacting the wheat markets. Highlights of the meeting include:
- An in-depth discussion of the future of biotech wheat and the impact of Prop. 37, the California initiative to label all genetically modified foods;
- A presentation on what to expect from the worldwide wheat markets and how it will impact U.S. markets;
- A discussion of new opportunities with Canadian wheat, in light of the changes to the Canadian Wheat Board;
- An overview of new market fundamentals and what each baker must ask themselves before buying wheat; and
An analysis of what to expect from Congress regarding the farm bill and how it will impact the baking industry.
For questions on the next ABA Commodity and Agricultural Policy Conference, please contact Cory Martin, Director of Government Relations, at by email or (202) 789-0300.