Agricultural Lending Institute at Fresno State

  The 11th annual Agricultural Lending Institute will take place at Fresno State’s Craig School of Business June 18 to June 22. The 11th annual Agricultural Lending Institute will take place at Fresno State’s Craig School of Business June 18 to June 22. Fresno State’s Craig School of Business will host the 11th annual Agricultural Lending Institute June 18 to June 22 and will feature a presentation by Jason R. Henderson, vice-president and branch executive with the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Mo.

Henderson will discuss “What are the Regulators Saying about the Farm Land Boom and You!” at 5 p.m. June 18 at the University Business Center in the Peters Business Building, Fresno State said in release. His presentation, based on a study he authored, will examine current and past farmland booms.

Dr. Robert Harper, dean of the Craig School, said in the release that the event is “a great way for Fresno State to showcase its expertise and engagement with the business community by providing timely information and bringing together world class leaders in agricultural finance.”

Agricultural Lending Institute co-chair Curt Covington, Bank of the West’s senior vice president & senior risk officer, said “Jason is a pragmatist, and we are pleased he accepted our invitation. It gives our students, sponsors and partnering institutions a chance to hear from and understand what regulators are thinking and saying about them.”

The institute is a partnership between the Agricultural Lenders Society of California and the Craig School of Business. This year’s session will have participants representing more than 18 states. As the premier trainer for ag-lending professionals, the institute’s goal is to develop effective leaders in all aspects of agricultural finance.

More information is available at www.aglendinginstitute.org or by calling (559) 278.2352.