Tuesday, 30 July

Welcome / Opening Comments

The Biostimulant CommerceCon delegation unites with the Trade Summit delegation for content spanning crop protection, plant health, and future-facing trend analysis impacting the supply chain across product types and distribution chain tiers.

Panel Discussion: Crop Inputs 2025 — What Is Ahead for the Global Industry?

AgriBusiness Global advisory board members will take a look at the future of the industry, from farmer consumption habits, off-patent markets, distribution, technology, intellectual property, and more. How are thought leaders who span manufacturing, biologicals, precision agriculture, M&As, and more guiding their strategy for the future?

Supplier Lightning Rounds

In this Lightning Round of brief presentations, leading suppliers provide company and product updates designed to ease your product-acquisition and partnering initiatives for the coming season.

The Role of Technology in the Integrated Portfolio

Precision agriculture and digital farming are taking on a range of permutations worldwide depending on regional influencers from crop value, to terrain intricacies, and supply chain structure. How are crop input companies utilizing sensors, IoT, satellite imagery, robotics and more for value added services and to prove efficacy to their clients? Find out how the early adopters in agribusiness are capitalizing for long term success.

Biostimulant CommerceCon closes; Trade Summit continues

The U.S., Mexico, Canada Deal and Its Expected Impact on Agrochemicals and Agriculture

Gain an understanding of how revised rules of origin will impact companies’ ability to trade AIs and formulated products among (U.S., Mexico, Canada (USMCA) partner countries. This session will also look at the impact on agriculture itself to see if this agreement has the potential to impact trade in agricultural products. Last, it will explore the regulatory impact of the “chemicals sectoral agreement,” which encourages regulatory adherence among the three partners.

Market Report, Mexico

AgriBusiness Global’s Partner Country program brings insight from one of the world’s most attractive import/export destinations. UMFFAAC association president will guide delegates through the nation’s input trends, trade needs, and unique market penetration methods.

Wednesday, 31 July

Welcome/Comments

AgriBusiness Global Trade Summit speakers will dig deep into the data today to deliver the facts and figures that drive business direction. With sessions grounding the current industry state as well as what can be anticipated regarding sourcing and application trends down the road, the delegation will close the day with the hard-to-pin-down intel required to productively plan.

KEYNOTE: State of the Global Crop Input Market

Trade Summit’s annual, much anticipated review of global trends in manufacturing, use, and supply of crop input products worldwide. The comprehensive analysis includes regional growth trends and the factors impacting them as well as the performance of product classes, analysis of patented versus post-patent products, and more.

Sourcing: Better Days Ahead

The last 18 months have been among the rockiest our generation has experienced in agribusiness. From environmental regulation overhauls, to the trade war, and beyond it’s been a year of adjustment from the top to the bottom of the supply chain. Where have we landed on price, supplier consolidation, product availability, and mitigation strategies to overcome the roller coaster? Gain insight from strategic sourcing advisors to ride out the storm and position your company for continued growth.

Agribusiness Evolves as Drone Application Rises

It’s estimated that China could cover more than 30 million hectares with 100k units of drones by 2020. Other early adopters of drone application technology include Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. How does this rising trend impact spray volume? Where is drone technology finding a home in the supply chain and how can input companies plan their business strategy to capitalize?

Thursday, 1 August

Trade Summit adjourns at 12:00 pm