23rd-Annual Mid-South Agricultural Finance Conference scheduled for Aug. 11

The 23rd Annual Mid-South Agricultural Finance Conference will be held Wednesday, Aug. 11, at UT Martin in the Boling University Center’s Watkins Auditorium. The conference will run from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and will feature up-to-date information and insights on global economics, trade, agricultural markets, weather and climate change, and how these factors impact business. The conference is hosted by the university’s Horace and Sarah Dunagan Chair of Excellence in Banking and the Gilbert Parker Chair of Excellence in Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Registration is open through Aug. 4. The registration fee is $200 for lenders, $100 for farmers and producers, and $50 for students and spouses. To register, go to www.utm.edu/agconference.

Featured speakers include Dr. David Kohl, professor emeritus of agricultural and applied economics at Virginia Tech University; Richard Brock, owner and president of Brock Associates; and Dr. Eric Snodgrass, principal atmospheric scientist at Nutrien Ag Solutions. Kohl will serve as keynote speaker, a role he has held every year since the conference’s inception in 1999.

For more information, contact Traci Crawford, Mid-South Agricultural Finance Conference program coordinator, at tcrawf19@utm.edu or 731-225-7350.

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