Venue
DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East
DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East, 155 Progress Drive Lafayette IN 47905 USA

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Event Date Wed Sep 5 EDT - Thu Sep 6 EDT (over 3 years ago)
Location DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East
155 Progress Drive Lafayette IN 47905 USA
Region Americas
Details

The period of record high commodity prices combined with historically low interest rates, which fueled record high profits, dramatic increases in both cash rents and farm real estate values and a number of capital purchases appears to be over, at least for the next few years. We are now in the midst of a transition characterized by much lower commodity prices, resulting in lower profits and decreased loan repayment capacity. The over-hanging cloud in this environment is the debt to purchase some of those capital purchases remains and there is a likelihood interest rates could rise. The result has been increasing levels of financial stress for both agricultural borrowers and lenders.

Speakers

2018 Speakers:

David Kohl, Ph.D
Professor Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Virginia Tech

Polly J. Dobbs, Esq.
Dobbs Legal Group, LLC

Dr. Julia Valliant
Indiana University

Dr. Maria Marshall
Purdue University

Dr. Michael Langemeir
Purdue University

Dr. Christopher Hurt
Purdue University

Howard Halderman
Halderman Farm Management & Real Estate Services

Dr. Carl Zulauf
The Ohio State University

Dr. Allan Lines
Professor Emeritus, The Ohio State University

Curt Covington
Farmer Mac

Sponsors & Partners

2018 Sponsors

• Indiana Bankers Association
• Illinois Bankers Association
• Kentucky Bankers Association
• Michigan Bankers Association