Agenda

2021 93rd Annual ISU Soil Management Land Valuation Virtual Conference
Wednesday May 19th, 2021
8am – 3:30 pm
Virtual Platform: Zoom

Certificates for 6 hours of Continuing Education Credit will be provided for both Real Estate and Appraisal licenses, at a cost of $5 each. Registrants must request certificate(s) during the registration process and provide payment. Certificates will then be distributed at the conclusion of the program. Certificates will not be distributed before the conclusion of the final speaker and no partial credit certificates are provided.

Time Description Credits
8-8:15am Welcome and Your Land Value Forecasts
Wendong Zhang, Conference Chair, Iowa State University

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 0.25 hour
8:15-9:15am Agricultural Policy Priorities in 2021 and Beyond: Congressional Perspectives

Joe Shultz, Majority Staff Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry

Martha Scott Poindexter, Minority Staff Director, U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry

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 1 hour
9:15-10:15am Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Carbon Credits for Farmers
Amanda Bahn-Ziegler, Senior Account Manager, TruCarbon & Truterra LLC Land O’ Lakes

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 1 hour
10:15-10:30am Break
First Prize Giveaway
 
10:30-11:15am Supporting Livestock Farmers Navigate Changing Regulations and Markets
Brian Waddingham, Executive Director, Coalition to Support Iowa Farmers

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 0.75 hour
11:15-11:45am Agricultural Market Outlook
Chip Flory, Editor and Publisher, Pro Farmer Newsletter

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 0.5 hour
11:45-12:45pm Lunch
Second Prize Giveaway
 
12:45-1:15pm Weather Outlook for the 2021 Growing Season
Eric Snodgrass, Principal Atmospheric Scientist, Nutrien Ag Solutions

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 0.5 hour
1:15-2:15pm The Impacts of COVID-19 Pandemic on Land and Asset Values
Panelists:
Troy Louwagie, ALC, Hertz Farm Management
Dennis Reyman,AFM, ARA, Stalcup Agri Services, Inc.
Adam Thien, AFM, Vice President, Thien Farm Management
 1 hour
2:15-2:30pm Break
Third Prize Giveaway
 
2:30-3:30pm Agricultural Law Update: WOTUS, Estate Tax Reforms, and More
Kristine Tidgren, Director, ISU Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation

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 1 hour
3:30pm Adjourn