U. S. farmers may face some troubling times as they deal with uncertain support for traditional government agriculture programs, a decline in research funding and increased pressure from regulatory agencies.

“But it’s still an exciting time to be involved in agriculture,” says Neil Conklin, president of the Farm Foundation in Oak Brook, IL.

Conklin was a keynote speaker at the Oklahoma Rural Economic Outlook Conference at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater.

To read more from Conklin's speech, link here.