|Tuesday, November 11|
|7:00 am–5:00 pm
|7:00 am–8:15 am
||Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors|
|7:15 am–8:25 am
Two 30 minute sessions:
|Outlook Tuesday! (Commodities Session)|
- Land Values: Michael Duffy, Ph.D., Professor of Economics (Emeritus), Iowa State University, Ames, IA
- Beef/Livestock: Gary Brester, Ph.D., Dept. of Agricultural Economics & Economics, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
- Crops: Gary D. Schnitkey, Professor, Agricultural and Consumer Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
- Dairy: Marin Bozie, Assistant Professor, Dairy Foods Marketing Economics, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN
- Pork: Christopher A. Hurt, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
|8:30 am–10:00 am
- Are the Good Times Still Rolling?
Jason R. Henderson, Associate Dean and Director of Purdue Extension, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Brent Goy, Director of the Center for Commercial Agriculture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Purdue University economists Jason Henderson and Brent Gloy were a sensation last year when they talked about the current boom in the farm economy and compared it to the past. Find out if we are at the turning point in this economy and connect the dots between the past booms in the agricultural economy and the present one. There really is no “new” normal when you consider what is happening today – we have been to this rodeo before.
- The Bruning Award Presentation
Join us as we celebrate the memorable career of Matthew H. Williams, President, Gothenburg State Bank, Gothenburg, Nebraska.
|10:00 am–10:30 am
||Coffee Break with Exhibitors|
|10:30 am–11:30 am
||Workshop Series III|
|11:45 am–1:30 pm
||Luncheon with Guest Speaker: Economic Outlook|
Ed Seifried, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Lafayette College, Seifried & Brew LLC, Bethlehem, PA
Over the year, Dr. Ed Seifried has touched the hearts and minds of almost every director and CEO of community banks across the nation. While recognized for his keynote speeches, Dr. Ed is a valued educator for community bank directors, CEOs, senior management, and up and coming community bankers.
Carrying on his tenure as Professor Emeritus of Economics and Business at Lafayette College, Dr. Ed has led the educational programs as Dean for the West Virginia Banking School and the Virginia School of Banking. He has been on the faculty of many banking schools including Stonier and the Graduate School of Banking at LSU. We are honored to have him come to the conference to share his keen insights on the economy.
|1:30 pm–2:30 pm
||Workshop Series IV|
- Women as the Financial Decision Makers and Marketers
Linda Cruikshank, Progressive Farm Marketing, Arcada, NE
As farm operations continue to grow larger, women are becoming more involved as financial managers. This changing demographic is important for lenders to understand. Learn more about the dynamics of the increasing role of women in the financial planning process and the benefits of effectively communicating with husbands and wives as they navigate the farm business decisions together.
- When Theory Meets Reality – The Professor Goes Farming
Brent Gloy, Director of the Center for Commercial Agricultural, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Brent tells us he’ll talk about “The Top 5 Things I have learned about farm management this year and the trends that are going to shape my future in farming.”
|2:30 pm–3:00 pm
||Refreshment Break with Exhibitors|
|3:00 pm–5:00 pm
- "The American Farmer"
Paul Mobley, Author/Photographer
An award-winning photographer, Mobley has traveled the world over to capture and celebrate humanity. In 2005, Mobley set out to capture the soul of rural America. Traveling across the country with his camera, he was welcomed into the homes of over three hundred farm families who shared their personal histories. The result is his book, American Farmer: The Heart of Our Country. Vividly telling the story of America’s farmers through compelling photography that will make you even more proud to finance America’s heartland.
|5:00 pm–6:00 pm
||Reception with Exhibitors|