Campus Events

Money Smart Ag Conference

Date: 2/25/2014
Time: 8:00am-4:30pm
Location: Main Campus - Tama Hall

Learn about financial resources and how to apply that wisdom to financial decision-making from nationally-recognized agriculture professionals. Topics to be covered include:

  • agriculture legalities
  • agriculture outlook
  • agriculture estate planning and trusts
  • avoiding credit pitfalls
  • commodities outlook
  • farm economic trends
  • U.S. monetary policy
  • and much more


$10 - Students
$20 - Non-Students

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Hawkeye Agriculture Department

Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker: Mike Pearson Mike Pearson is the new host of Market to Market following in his father footsteps. He is the sixth generation of Pearsons rooted in Midwestern agriculture, growing up on a family farm in Iowa. Mike managed his family’s diversified grain and livestock operation and provided market updates and news reports for WOI Radio in Ames, Iowa. He worked in the banking industry as a mortgage and agricultural lender.
Keynote Speaker: David Oppedahl David Oppedahl is a business economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Oppedahl conducts research on the agricultural sector and rural development as well as conducting microeconomic research. He directs the Chicago Federal Reserve District’s survey of agricultural banks on agricultural land values and credit conditions. He regularly briefs the Chicago Fed’s president on the agricultural economy.

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