Producers in Tennessee and surrounding states will want to mark their calendar for Wednesday, August 9, 2017 for the Mid-South Agricultural Finance Conference. This annual conference will once again be held in the Boling University Center on the campus of the University of Tennessee at Martin in Martin, Tennessee. Speakers for this conference include:
Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech University discussing Agriculture & Ag Lending at the Crossroads;
Dr. Matt Roberts, The Kernmantle Group on The Future of Food and Consumer Demand in the 21st century;
Bill Johnson, CEO & President, Farm Credit Mid-America discussing Changing Landscapes in Agricultural Lending; and
Richard Brock of Brock Associates finishing up with Commodity Prices and Marketing Outlook:Major Trends Affecting Your Bottom Line.
This all-star lineup will start at 8 a.m. and will conclude with a question & answer panel discussion at 2:15 p.m.
Following the conference there will be a special session on Financial Analysis during Difficult Times led by Dr. Freddie Barnard of Purdue University. There is no additional charge for this bonus session. Registration for producers to attend is $75 and includes continental breakfast, refreshments, lunch, and handout materials. For more information go to www.utm.edu/agconference . Make plans to attend what may be the most important and informative meeting of the year.