Our educational webinars equip producers with the knowledge they need to make the right decisions for their operations.

Two Economists and a Lender Webinar Series presents:

Upcoming Live Webinar: Scenario Planning

Building plans that can adjust to a changing environment is a key outcome of scenario planning. Join us to discover how to develop useful scenarios, consider how your strategies might change and build a better business strategy.

Thursday, October 19, 2023
Live: 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. CT

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Recorded Webinar: Strategic Planning

From the annual production cycle to generational farms, it’s no secret that agriculture is a long-term business. However, between daily chores and the growing season cadence, it’s easy to get in the habit of short-term thinking. Watch as we discuss how to shift your mindset into long-term strategic planning and the benefits of doing so.

Recorded Thursday, September 21, 2023

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Previously Recorded Webinars

Evaluating Cash Rental Rates
Watch as we discuss what's driving cash rental rates up and management strategies to implement going into 2024.
Building and Improving Your Bench of Trusted Advisors
Watch as we discuss the importance of peers and advisors that improve your thinking and discuss strategies for getting started.
Financing the Next Generation: Transitioning Assets
Watch as we unpack the two main drivers of a farm business – operations and assets – and discuss asset transition strategies.
Building a Farm Business Model
Watch as we discuss a simple framework for thinking about your farm’s business model and how to get started.
Earned Versus Unearned Equity Changes
Watch as we discuss earned equity – what it is, why it’s important, how to calculate it and how to grow it over time.
The Macro Economy and Key Considerations for 2023
Watch as we review current economic signals and their potential implication to your operation.
What's the Deal with Cost Per Bushel?
Learn more about various ways to measure costs, the insights each delivers and how they can be used or misused in the decision-making process.
Digging into Carbon Markets
Learn more about the state of carbon markets and factors to consider before jumping in.

Side by Side Digital Series

Farm Credit Services of America has an unique educational series that tackles topics tailored to young and beginning producers.


Side by Side digital series

Registration is required to attend our webinars. You will need to enter your name and email as part of the registration. A confirmation email will be sent with the name, date and time of the webinar along with a reminder email within a day of the webinar.

You will need a computer or device with internet access (cable, DSL, or better) and an email address. No special software is required. You listen through your computer, so functional speakers or headphones are needed.

Suggestions are collected as part of the post-webinar survey. Also, you can send an email to learn@fcsamerica.com with ideas for future topics.

Check back at fcsamerica.com/webinars. After you register for one of our webinars, you will receive an invite for future webinars in the series.

Yes. The webinar recording will be emailed to all registrants within 48 hours of the webinar.

Yes. The webinars are free unless otherwise noted.

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