Nov 2, 2020 to Nov 6, 2020
Bankers demand a strong return on education, “ROE,” in terms of dollars, time, & effort spent. You can count on the Midwest Agricultural Banking School to provide:
The curriculum for the Midwest Agricultural Banking School is designed to provide you with the practical aspects of agricultural credit & finance, farm management, marketing & related subjects. The core curriculum was developed by, and is maintained in cooperation with, the Kansas/Nebraska Schools of Banking, and the sponsoring state bankers associations. The development and implementation of this curriculum has involved literally hundreds of bankers and has resulted in a nationwide system of quality banker education.
The 2020 Midwest Agricultural Banking School delivers a solid foundation in agricultural credit principles and the most timely topics of the day, all with a minimum investment of time and money!
Monday, November 2
8:00 am Optional Review - Introduction to Agriculture
Bruce Erickson, Purdue University
Michael Langemeier, Purdue University
10:00 am Economic Outlook
Larry DeBoer, Purdue University
11:00 am Environmental Audits: What to Look for and Why
Fred Whitford, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service
Wednesday, November 4
8:00 am Farm Service Agency
Amanda Borne, Farm Loan Officer, Farm Service Agency
9:00 am Customer Relationship Development
Scott Downey, Professor, Purdue University
10:00 am Marketing Alternatives
11:00 am Structuring Agricultural Loans
Thursday, November 5
8:00 am Agricultural Financial Statements
Dr. Freddie Barnard, Professor Emeriti, Purdue University
10:00 am Agricultural Credit Analysis
Dr. Freddie Barnard, Professor Emeriti, Purdue University
Friday, November 6
8:00 am Problem Loans: Indicators
9:00 am Alternatives Used to Control Land & Facility Resources
Howard Halderman, Halderman Farm Management
10:00 am Crop Insurance
Larry Krummer and Joe Walter
Thursday, December 3 - Agricultural Clinic
9:00 am 2021 Grain and Livestock Outlook
Jim Mintert, Department of Agricultural Economics,Purdue University
10:00 am Weather Outlook
Eric Snodgrass, Principle Atmospheric Scientist, Nutrien
11:15-Noon 2020 Farm Incomes
Freddie Barnard, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University
12:30-1:15 Macro Economic Conditions and Monetary Policy
Jason Henderson, College of Agriculture, Purdue University
1:15-2:00 Agricultural Lending In a Black Swan Environment
David Kohl, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech, AgriVisions, LLC
2:00-3:00 Dialogue with the Professors: Critical Questions for Crucial Conversations
Panelists: Freddie Barnhard, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University; David Kohl, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech, AgriVisions, LLC; Jason Henderson, College of Agriculture, Purdue University
4:00 pm Adjourn
Faculty for the school includes academicians, bankers and agricultural professionals. These instructors have been carefully chosen for their knowledge and presentation skills. The faculty for this year's school, include: Freddie Barnard, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University; Bruce Erickson, Department of Agronomy, Purdue University; Michael Langemeier, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University; Larry DeBoer, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University; Amanda Borne, Farm Loan Officer, Farm Service Agency; Clayton Nagel, VP Commercial and Agricultural Lending at First Farmers Bank and Trust; Fred Whitford, Purdue Pesticide Program, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service; Dan Devlin, PNC Bank; Howard Halderman, Halderman Farm Management; Larry Kummer, Horizon Bank; Joe Walter, Ag One Agency, Inc.; Scott Downey, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University; Brady Brewer, Department of Agricultural Economics, Purdue University.
The Agricultural Banking School will hold its 49th annual session on November 2, 4, 5, 6, 2020, in a virtual environment. The 2020 Agricultural Clinic will be held on December 3, 2020 also in a virtual environment. Co-sponsored by the Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio & Michigan bankers associations and the Department of Agricultural Economics at Purdue. This school is designed to further enhance the education of bankers in the field of agricultural finance.
As one of the 68 land-grant colleges and universities created through the Morrill Act of 1862, Purdue has acquired a reputation as one of America’s leading universities. Agriculture was one of two divisions originally established at Purdue in 1869, and since that time, Purdue has grown to become a recognized leader in all areas of agricultural education.
Classroom work features practical aspects of agricultural credit and finance, farm management, marketing and case studies.
Requirements and Regulations
Participants are expected to attend all sessions. Absences may be excused only because of illness, catastrophe or extenuating circumstances, based upon a written statement submitted to and approved by the school trustees.
Certificate of Completion
Students who successfully complete the program will be presented with a graduation certificate.
$75 Monday Review
100% surcharge is applied to Non-Members.
Participation in IBA programs is limited to members, associate members, and nonmembers from an eligible membership category at applicable member or non-member rates.
Schedule & Log In Information
Each day of the school will meet virtually from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm. You will receive an email with log in instructions and access to download the manual 2-3 days in advance. This is a completely LIVE virtual training where you will be able to ask questions directly to the speaker.
If you have any questions please contact Laurie Rees at 317-387-9380 or via e-mail at Lrees@indiana.bank.
Any applicant withdrawing from the school before October 23, 2020, will receive a refund minus a $100 cancellation fee. Any applicant cancelling after October 23, 2020 or failing to appear at the school will forfeit the entire registration fee. Extenuating circumstances will be considered on a per-person basis by the trustees of the school. Requests for refunds due to extenuating circumstances must be submitted in writing.
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