Skip to content

Illinois Farmland Values Conference Program

Here’s our program for the annual Farmland Values Conference on March 23.


7:00 a.m. Registration open

8:00 a.m. Greetings, Opening comments

8:10 a.m. Kevin Van Trump — Founder of Farm Direction and publisher of the weekly Van Trump Report Agriculture Risk in a world that feels Upside Down

9:10 a.m. David Oppedahl — Publisher of AgLetter, the quarterly newsletter from the Federal Reserve

Bank of Chicago

Projections of Federal Monetary Policy

10:10 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Dr. Bruce Sherrick, Director of TIAA-CREF Center for Farmland Research at the University of


Factors Affecting Farmland Markets

11:15 a.m. David Klein, Vice President and Agricultural Asset Manager, Soy Capital Ag Services

Dr. Gary Schnitkey, Farm Management Specialist, Department of Agriculture and Consumer

Economics, University of Illinois

2017 Land Values and Lease Trends Report

Noon Adjournment

Back To Top