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Farm Credit Illinois is committed to providing valuable and relevant agricultural content to member-owners. Encouraging life-long learning enhances the success of their agricultural enterprise and provides the opportunity to develop relationships with peers throughout our service area.

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Class Schedule for 2017



Keep the Family Farming: Estate and Succession Planning 101
Get ready to create and begin a practical transition plan for your farm business with Dr. Shannon Ferrell of Oklahoma State University.

Date:  January 9, 2017

Location & Time:       
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
I-Hotel and Conference Center
1900 South 1st Street, Champaign, IL 61820

Date:  January 10, 2017

Location & Time:       
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Four Points by Sheraton St. Louis-Fairview Heights
319 Fountains Parkway, Fairview Heights, IL 62208

Program: 
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Dr. Ferrell’s morning workshop, “Keeping the Family (and the Farm) Together,” will focus on three key components of estate planning including:

• Beginning the transition process
• Communicating effectively
• Planning for farm business succession

In his​ afternoon session, Dr. Ferrell will dive into a practical approach through his estate

​​​​planning workbook each participant will receive. His strategies will include:

• Estate planning in the transition process
• Putting your plan into action​


Registration:  Open to all FCI members.

SIGN UP for January 2017 Estate Planning 101​​​​​
 

 


Young Farmer Retreat - 2017

Make connections with your farmer peers and increase your agriculture economic knowledge with Dr. Kohl, Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech.

Dates:             
February 1 & 2, 2017

Location:       
Crowne Plaza Indianapolis-Downtown-Union Station
123 West Lousiana Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225

Audience:      
Members 35 or younger

Registration:   
​​​Contact your regional office FCI relationship manager to express interest​​​​​​


 

Farmer CEO Summit 
Tap into a broad network of like-minded growers with the potential to discover innovations that will further increase the success of your operation during sessions with Dr. Kohl, Professor Emeritus at Virginia Tech.

Dates:           
July 27-28, 2017

Location:       

St Louis, MO 

Audience:      
Experienced farmers (FCI members) who are progressive, growth and opportunity oriented, strategic, executive and business minded, people managers and entrepreneurial
 

Registration: 

Contact your regional office FCI relationship manager to express interest

 


 

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