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AG2314. Farm Bill, U.S. Agricultural Policy and how Geopolitics will affect Agriculture in the Future

The Farm Bill occurs every five years, and sets U.S. agricultural policy for the next five years. The policy decisions in the Farm Bill affect all aspects of agriculture - from producers, to lenders, to agricultural processors. In addition to the Farm Bill, there are always issues in the agricultural space that matter to those in financial services. This session will give you updates on happenings in the agricultural policy world and how potential policy changes will affect our industry. Lastly, this session will touch on the conflict between Ukraine and Russia and how it continues to affect American agriculture.

Learning Objectives:

  • Determine important aspects of agricultural policy and the Farm Bill.
  • Analyze the role of financial services in agriculture and agricultural policy.
  • Determine merging issues in agriculture both domestically and globally.
  • Identify the tools available to lenders to assist farmers and ranchers through USDA.
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
3-5 Years in the Profession
Advanced Preparation
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