Tuesday - Thursday, June 18 - 20, 2019
12:00 – 1:00 pm (Eastern Time)
11:00 – 12:00 pm (Central Time)
10:00 – 11:00 am (Mountain Time)
9:00 – 10:00 am (Pacific Time)
The current environment of agricultural economics is presenting special challenges involving agricultural finance. What lessons were worth learning from the 1980’s, and how can they be used to navigate through the current challenges? What is the impact of margin compression in the industry on the farm client and agricultural portfolio?
In this brand new 3-part Agricultural Lending Webinar Bootcamp, the presenter will also address issues and opportunities with respect to the administration of the portfolio.
Part 1 (June 18): Trends in Agricultural Economics
This first installment of our new Lending Webinar series covers external economic drivers impacting Agricultural Credit markets and how lenders should interpret these economic trends.
- Commodity price trends
- Net Farm Income
- Potential means to improve cash flow and profitability of the operation
Part 2 (June 19): Fundamentals of Agricultural Credit
Part 2 of our Agricultural Lending Webinar series will help you and your team understand current dynamics in agriculture and provide you with best practices in agricultural underwriting to assist in assessing repayment capacity and balance sheet strength.
- Key means in evaluation financial position and progress of the farm operation
- Accrued income statements
- Measures and ratios
Part 3 (June 20): Managing Ag Loan Relationships
The final webinar in the Ag Lending Bootcamp examines foundational elements for customer relationships in Agricultural Credit and managing drivers that impact borrowers.
- The 5 Cs of Credit
- Proper Ag Loan Structuring
- Advance rates and amortization periods
- Management of credit challenges
Jeff Davey has 30 years’ experience in commercial and agricultural banking and over six years of consulting experience with a top 20 accounting and consulting firm. He works with financial institutions to provide customer-focused risk management services. Davey uses the financial institution’s policies and procedures, along with additional tools, to provide recommendations to assist the institution. His specialties include loan reviews, credit grading, credit administration, and credit risk management. Davey has served in several capacities with community and regional banks including loan review/credit department manager, commercial and agricultural lender and market president with emphasis as the commercial/agricultural banking team leader. He has also been a seminar, webinar and credit school presenter for several financial institution and training associations. Davey graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Education and from the University of Illinois with Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and Education. He is a CRC and a faculty member of the Risk Management Association where he also serves on the Accounting and Tax Committee.
4.5 CPE Credits