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FINPACK® Lenders Conference

2020 FINPACK Lenders Conference

2020 Agenda

The 2020 FINPACK® Lenders Conference will be held online on Wednesday, December 16. There will be no registration cost, but pre-registration is required.

10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Black Swan Economics and Agricultural Lending 2021 – Dr. David Kohl, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Tech

Unconventional Times in Agriculture: Separating the Wheat from the Chaff – Dale Nordquist and Pauline Van Nurden, FINPACK®

FINPACK+ – FINPACK® Development Team

The Agricultural Economy in the Time of COVID – Jackson Takach, Chief Economist, FarmerMac

Dave Kohl

Dr. David Kohl

Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Tech

Dr. Dave Kohl is an academic Hall of Famer in the College of Agriculture at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Kohl has keen insight into the agriculture industry gained through extensive travel, research, and involvement in ag businesses. He has traveled nearly 10 million miles; conducted more than 6,500 presentations; and published more than 2,250 articles in his career. Dr. Kohl’s wisdom and engagement with all levels of the industry provide a unique perspective into future trends.

Jackson Takach

Jackson Takach

Chief Economist and Head of Strategy, Research, and Analytics at Farmer Mac

Jackson Takach, the Chief Economist and Head of Strategy, Research, and Analytics at Farmer Mac, is a Kentucky native whose strong ties to agriculture began while growing up in the rural town of Scottsville. He joined the Farmer Mac team in 2005, and has worked in the strategy, research, credit, and underwriting departments. Jackson is the lead author and creator of The Feed, Farmer Mac’s quarterly publication on the agricultural sector, and he regularly presents to lenders, producers, and industry experts throughout the year. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in economics from Centre College, a Master’s degree in agricultural economics from Purdue University, as well as a Master’s of Business Administration and a Master’s degree in finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He has also been a CFA charterholder since 2012.