Agricultural Bankers Conference

Join us for the Agricultural Bankers Conference to learn the latest trends in agricultural banking and gain insights on the current economy.
 



       
         
    Thursday, April 25
     
    7:30 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
         
    8 a.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks
    Patti L. McLaughlin, Committee Chair & Conference Chair, & Chief Credit Officer, The Bank of Landisburg
     
         
    8:10 - 9:10 a.m. Update from Washington
    Edwin Elfmann, Sr. Vice President, Agricultural and Rural Banking Policy, American Bankers Association

         
    9:15 - 10:20 a.m. Getting Comfortable With the Uncomfortable
    Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, Department of Agriculture & Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

         
    10:20 a.m. Refreshment Break
     
         
    10:35 a.m. Farm Revenue Management: Tips and Tools
    Mike Rusch & Nicole Colgren, Stewart Peterson
     
         
    11:45 a.m. FSA Guaranteed Farm Loan Program
    How to Get Maximum Satisfaction for the Lender and Their Applicant
    Ray Sheaffer, USDA
     
         
    12:15 p.m. Luncheon & Networking

    Milk Toast
    Alexis Butler, 2024 PA State Dairy Princess
     
         
    12:40 p.m. Update on Agriculture
    The Honorable Russell C. Redding, PA Secretary of Agriculture, PA Department of Agriculture
     
         
    1 p.m. Transition Tips: Tips and Tales, A Panel Discussion of Farm Transition
    Moderator: Jayne Sebright, Executive Director, Center for Dairy Excellence
    Panelists: Dr. Brian Reed, Veterinarian and Transition Consultant, Agricultural Veterinary Associates, LLC; Lori Butler, Partner, Dotterer Dairy Farm, Clinton County;  Jeff Raney, J-Ra Holsteins, Adamsville, Crawford County

     
         
    2:15 p.m. Stretch Break  
         
    2:25 p.m. Artificial Intelligence and Broadband Spatial Analysis: A Focus on Emerging Ag Tech
    Jim Ladlee, Program Leader for Emerging and Advanced Technology, Penn State Extension
     
         
    3:30 p.m. Remarks from Congressman Glenn "GT" Thompson, 15th District  
         
    3:45 p.m. Closing Remarks/Adjourn
    Patti L. McLaughlin, Committee Chair & Conference Chair, & Chief Credit Officer, The Bank of Landisburg
     
         

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Date:
April 25, 2024
The Penn Stater Conference Center
State College, Pa.

Cost:
Member: $350
Affiliate Member: $410
Non-Member: $525


    

 

Contact: 
Jackie Catalano
Vice President, Professional Development
(717) 255-6939
jcatalano@pabankers.com