Cornell economist William Schulze delivered the keynote address at this year's Agribusiness Economic Outlook Conference Dec. 14. Schulze predicted 4 percent growth in the economy and 8 percent unemployment in 2011.

The conference is hosted annually by Cornell's Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management to help academics, farmers and business leaders understand the financial prospects for agriculture and agricultural products, including dairy, feed grains and specialty crops.