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

Live and On Demand Webinars

Two Economists and a Lender Webinar Series presents:

The 5 Cs of Lending

The 5 Cs of credit can feel like a mysterious metric that only lenders understand. In this episode, we discussed how lenders, investors and others use the 5 Cs to understand where you are taking your operation. Learn how to shape a story that supports your financing and investment needs as you grow your operation.

Thursday, November 17, 2022

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Dec 15 web 

Three Tips for Navigating Uncertainty in 2023

The one certainty for 2023 is uncertainty – much of it outside of agriculture and the control of producers. Join us as we review strategies and tips that aid decision making in times like today.

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Thursday, December 15, 2022
Live: 12:30 - 1:00 p.m. CT

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Previously Recorded Webinars

Land Auctions: How to Prepare and What to Expect
Learn more about the best practices for preparation, bidding, and closing on a land purchase.
Starting a Business Meeting Habit
Learn more about strategies, tips and best practices for successful, habit-forming business meetings.
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.
Getting Unstuck: Identifying and Navigating Common Decision Traps
Learn more about some common decision-making traps for farm managers and how to get unstuck.
Financing the Next Generation
Learn more about economic and financial considerations when transitioning a farm.
Solving Labor Challenges on Your Operation
A tight labor market compounds the perennial problem of recruiting, retaining and developing your workforce.
Spring 2022 Outlook
Learn more about decision-making strategies and risk management tools to help farmers and ranchers navigate through the uncertainty and move their operations forward – in the next six weeks, six months, and six years.
Farm Policy Update
Learn more about the basics of the programs, current conditions and key considerations.
Optimism for U.S. Agriculture Carries Cropland Values to All-Time Highs
Year-end values in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota reached all-time highs in the latest benchmark farmland study from Farm Credit Services of America.

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


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/webinar. 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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FCSAmerica serves farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses and rural residents in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. For inquiries outside this geography, use the Farm Credit Association Locator  to contact your local office.