Profit Sessions

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Monday morning, December 9, from 7:30 – 11 a.m. Get a sneak peek at cutting-edge technologies and strategies designed to bolster your profit margins in 2020 and beyond, compliments of the 2019 Ag Summit sponsors. Continental breakfast provided.



2019 Ag Summit Profit Session Partner Schedule

8 a.m.
Matt Herman, publisher, DTN/Progressive Farmer
Sheri Seger, director of national advertising, DTN/Progressive Farmer

8:05 a.m.–8:20 a.m.
Progressive Ag Foundation
Cindy Lengel-Russ, development specialist
The Progressive Agriculture Safety Day program is the largest rural safety and health program for youth in North America. Started by Progressive Farmer magazine, this non-profit program has provided over 1.8 million youth and adults with potentially life-saving and injury prevention training during the last 25 years.

8:20 a.m.–8:35 a.m.
Katie Hansen, agronomy project manager
Ag Technology and MiField 365

8:35 a.m.–8:50 a.m.
Farm Credit
Matt Oberlies, regional VP agribusiness, Farm Credit Mid-America
Ag Lending

8:50 a.m.–9:05 a.m.
Data-driven decisions to increase profitability.

9:05 a.m.–9:10 a.m.
Sukup Manufacturing and Presenting Sponsor of Silo Film Trailer:
Steve Sukup, CFO

9:10 a.m.–9:30 a.m.
Silo Film LLC
Silo producer Sam Goldberg discusses the power of storytelling to unite communities around the subject of farm safety and pride in agriculture.

9:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Rod Mauszycki, JD MBT, principal
Explore the benefits of Opportunity Zones and Delaware Statutory Trusts for your agribusiness. Identify investment tools that can help you transition out of farming while adding diversification and tax efficiency.

9:45 a.m.–10 a.m.
John Deere
David O’Malley, agribusiness segment manager, John Deere Financial
Experience better cash flow, payment flexibility and savings throughout the season by using the trusted Multi-Use Account from John Deere Financial. At access exclusive offers that can save you thousands of dollars, lowering your cost per acre and adding more profit to your bottom line.

10 a.m.–10:15 a.m.
Kala Jenkins, senior associate
Top 5 Strategies behind Business Success: K•Coe ISOM works with thousands of high impact producers. We have curated the top 5 strategies we see that lead to successful operations.

10:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Chris Nelson, regional manager
Zoning in on Field Profitability: The measure of farm operation performance is shifting away from yield alone. In reality, a high-output field may not be the most costefficient. As a result, cost-effective production has become the new measure of success. Zone Economics provides a data lens that helps you understand how in-field decisions affect your bottom line. Put an end to the guessing game and understand what’s financially most effective for your farm.

10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m.
Rabo AgriFinance
Chris Olson, EVP general manager, central territory
The Organic Transition Loan Offering

10:45 a.m.–11 a.m.
Todd Meyer, senior director of product management
DTN Agronomic Platform integrates all of your in-season data into a single platform. Interact with your data and share it with trusted advisors. Enhance in-field scouting and calculate the impact of treatments. You can even add Smart Traps™ for automated, real-time pest monitoring.

11 a.m.

11:30 a.m.
Lite lunch with the sponsors in the Imperial Foyer

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