2019 FORUM for Ag Lending
September 23-25, 2019 Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa Newport Beach, CA

The FORUM for Ag Lending 2019

The FORUM for Ag Lending 2019 will activate your ag lending professionals with the latest industry news and hot topics, forward-thinking lending approaches to agriculture, and professional development on today’s critical skills. The FORUM continues to develop the experience of Farm Credit’s ag lenders, strengthening the growth of loan portfolios and the customer experience.

Join us at The FORUM for Ag Lending 2019 to learn the skills and behaviors needed in the today’s lending environment. Accumulate Experiences at The FORUM for Ag Lending in Newport Beach. Leave activated.

Early Bird Registration: $1,425 (by August 16)
Full Registration: $1,675 (after August 16)

Registration as an attendee for The FORUM is limited to Farm Credit System Employees. If you are a business service provider and would like to attend, you would need to serve as a sponsor. Please contact Heather.Tseng@fccservices.com to inquire about sponsor, exhibitor and supporter opportunities.


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New for 2019! We've gone mobile.

The 2019 FORUM for Ag Lending is going mobile with an event app! We teamed up with CrowdCompass to build an app that will make this year’s experience a lot more valuable for our attendees, exhibitors, and speakers. This app will include networking, schedules, social media and much more at the palm of your hand.

Stay tuned. More information is on the way.


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Hear from 2018 Attendees:

"Very good conference! Hats off to the presenters and the committee that set it all up."

"Very good conference. An opportunity to different perspectives and also network."

"I thought the conference was well organized and had good lineup of speakers."

Conference Countdown


Steering Committee

  • Lisa Baggett

    Manager, Credit Analysis
    Alabama Farm Credit, ACA

  • Mark Barker

    SVP Agricultural Lending
    Farm Credit Mid-America, ACA

  • Katy Coombs

    Loan Officer
    Yankee Farm Credit, ACA

  • Amanda Hudson

    VP, Loan Operations
    Southern AgCredit, ACA

  • Patrick Krutza

    Financial Officer
    Compeer Financial, ACA

  • Danny Lamar

    Vice President
    Farm Credit of Enid, ACA

  • Tammy Mitten

    VP/Executive Account Officer
    AgFirst Farm Credit Bank

  • Christie Sallinger

    Business Solutions Manager - Retail Credit
    Farm Credit Services of America, ACA

  • Mitch Selking

    VP, Credit Management
    Farm Credit of New Mexico, ACA

  • Chase Smith

    Credit Officer
    Capital Farm Credit, ACA

  • Jeffrey Spencer

    Agribusiness Lender
    Farm Credit of Florida, ACA

  • Mark Weidenbenner

    VP/Branch Manager
    Farm Credit Southeast Missouri, ACA

This Conference is Designed For

Mid to Senior Level Loan Officers

Relationship Managers

Branch Managers

Credit Analysts

Regional Vice Presidents


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