Ag lenders school set for June 3 to 6

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Agricultural lenders are invited to register for the University of Missouri Agricultural Lenders School, June 3 to 6 in Columbia.

Tailored to early-career lenders and those new to agricultural loan responsibilities, the school offers a comprehensive curriculum designed to enhance participants’ agricultural finance acumen, said MU Extension agricultural economist Ryan Milhollin.

Milhollin said attendees will receive instruction on a host of concepts and issues in agricultural finance. Topics include: introduction to agricultural financial statements; keys to agricultural credit analysis; financial benchmarks and comparative data; communication with farmer clients; agriculture-specific practical servicing issues; emerging issues in agricultural finance; legal review and lien documentation; managing agricultural risks; completing the agricultural loan; and U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency programs.

For details and registration, go to Space is limited, and individuals are encouraged to register before May 13.