General Sessions

2021 ASFMRA Annual Conference

2021 ASFMRA Annual Conference

sponsored by
LIA Administrators

Thursday, November 4 General Sessions

8:30 - 9:30 AM PT

10 Key Drivers Facing Ag in the Next Decade
Brian David Johnson; Futurist in Residence, Arizona State University; Futurist and Fellow, Frost & Sullivan

sponsored by

Kefa Capital

9:30 - 10:30 AM PT

Carbon Management Panel
Trey Hill; President, Harborview Farms
Kurt Alles; Senior Manager of Strategy and Operations for FBN Sustainability

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM PT

Breakout: AgWare - Back to Basics Seminar
John Widdoss, ARA; Owner, Hall-Widdoss & Company, Inc.

sponsored by

AgWare Logo

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

Breakout: NCREIF Agricultural Appraisal Guidelines - Friend or Foe?
Matt Marschall, ARA; Senior Vice President, CBRE, Inc.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PT

Breakout: Farmer Opportunities in Ecosystem Service Markets and Lessons for Farm Managers
Carson Reeling, Ph.D.; Assistant Professor, Purdue University College of Agriculture

sponsored by

Halderman Farm Management

1:00 - 1:45 PM PT

Agriculture Policy Update
Stephen Frerichs; President, AgVantage, LLC

sponsored by

Bayer Crop Science

1:45 - 2:30 PM PT

Sustainability in a Corporate World
Paige Frautschy; Iowa Ag Program Director, The Nature Conservancy


3:00 - 5:00 PM PT

Exclusive Session: What Ag Leaders of the Future Need to Know Now
Brian David Johnson; Futurist and Fellow, Frost & Sullivan

sponsored by

Kefa Capital


3:00 - 4:00 PM PT

Consumer Preferences Panel
Kurt Alles; Senior Manager of Strategy and Operations for FBN Sustainability
Doyle Karr; Director of Consumer Insights and Food System Engagement, Corteva Agriscience


4:00 - 5:00 PM PT

Sustainability Panel Discussion
Kenny Fahey; Executive Director, Leading Harvest
Dan Zinkand; Public Relations & Marketing Consultant
Matt Armstrong; Senior Associate, Kcoe Isom

Friday, November 5 General Sessions

8:00 - 8:45 AM PT

Riding the Regenerative Agriculture Wave: Insights From Producers and Farm Journal's Data
Amy Skoczlas Cole; Executive Vice President, Trust in Food

8:45 - 9:30 AM PT

Agriculture Economics Update
Dan Basse; President, AgResource

10:00 - 10:45 AM PT

Carbon Measurement and Management
Jim Fasching; Field Representative, Midwest Laboratories

sponsored by

10:45 - 11:45 AM PT

Keynote Speaker

Thank You to
Our 2021 Sponsors

Kefa Capital, Inc.
Midwest Laboratories
Farmers National Company
Halderman Real Estate and Farm Management
Hertz Farm Management
Peoples Company
Beck's Hybrids
Crown Appraisals
Land Pro LLC
Valley Irrigation
Arizona Chapter of the ASFMRA
Carolinas Virginias Chapter of the ASFMRA
Illinois Chapter of the ASFMRA
Kansas Chapter of the ASFMRA
Northeast Chapter of the ASFMRA
South Dakota Chapter of the ASFMRA