This Agricultural Lenders School was designed to train early to mid-career lenders specializing in financial agriculture. The school’s three-day curriculum was developed to meet the training needs of agricultural lending institutions. Sessions use practical examples to demonstrate concepts focused on issues critical to successful agricultural lending. Speakers use a balance of presentations, exercises, case studies and a simulation to provide a quality learning experience.
- Introduction to agricultural financial statements
- Keys to agricultural credit analysis
- Financial benchmarks and comparative data
- Practical servicing issues specific to agriculture
- Managing agricultural risks
- Completing the agricultural loan
- Agribusiness management simulation to illustrate management principles
Leading the school is Freddie L. Barnard
, professor emeritus of Agricultural Economics at Purdue University, is a native of Kentucky and received both a B.S. and M.S. in agricultural economics from the University of Kentucky. He received a Ph.D. in agricultural economics from the University of Illinois. He retired June 30, 2017 after serving on the faculty at Purdue University for more than 35 years, where he had Extension and undergraduate teaching responsibilities in agricultural finance and agribusiness management. He also served as Director of the Midwest Agricultural Banking School, which is held each year at Purdue University, a position he held for 36 years. Finally, he has served on the Technical Committee of the Farm Financial Standards Council and as Secretary/Treasurer of the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Seasoned and novice ag lenders, chief lending officers, and credit analysts would benefit from attending this workshop.
IBC Members $675
Each additional registrant from same organization $625
Each additional registrant from same organization $800
Written cancellation must be received in the IBC office by Friday, 24, 2021, and will be subject to a $150 cancellation fee. NO REFUNDS will be granted after Friday, September 24, 2021; however, a substitute may attend. The IBC reserves the right to cancel any program for which there is insufficient funds to cover the expense of the program. In the event of cancellation by IBC you will be notified by either phone or email. Prepaid registration fees will be refunded.