Ag Lender Seminars Scheduled for 2013

Bruce Clevenger & Rory Lewandowski, OSU Extension Educators

OSU Extension has scheduled four Agricultural Lender Seminars across Ohio in October. The purpose of the program is to update agricultural lenders on current agricultural issues and topics and to provide them with a knowledge base that will help them to understand potential clientele agricultural financing needs. The agenda is based on evaluations from previous seminars, input from lenders and Agricultural Extension Educators on high priority topics. Program locations and dates follow. All programs run from 9:30 am until 3:00 pm. Lenders, lending support teams and bank board of directors are encouraged to attend these informative and satisfying seminars.

Frankfort, OH – Ross County, October 23rd
Ottawa, OH – Putnam County, October 25th
Urbana, OH – Champaign County, October 28th
Wooster, OH – Wayne County, October 30th

Keynote speakers at all four 2013 seminars include Dr. William Edwards, Emeritus Professor, Iowa State University Department of Economics on Choosing Crop Insurance in 2014, Dr. Carl Zulauf, Professor, Ohio State University Department of Ag, Environmental, and Development Economics on Ag Policy Update, 2013, and Dr. Matt Roberts, Associate Professor, Ohio State University, Department of Ag, Environmental, and Development Economics on Lending and the Coming Income Crisis in Crops. Furthermore, additional topics have been included for each location to meet local needs and interests.

Seminar check-in begins at 9:00 am with the program scheduled from 9:30 am until adjournment around 3:00 pm. Cost of registration is $65/person. This fee covers facility rental, speaker costs, an educational materials packet, continental breakfast, lunch and associated costs. Pre-registration is requested to help plan for the meals and material packets that are needed. Please note the pre-registration deadlines in the enclosed brochure for seminar locations.

Contact Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension Defiance County, for more information at 419-782-4771, or click on the link for a brochure that includes a complete agenda for each location along with a registration form.

A brochure with more detailed program topics and a registration form is available at: or:

Click here to access the registration brochure

Questions may be directed to the OSU Extension Defiance County office, phone number 419-782-4771 or by email at:

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