Make plans to join us July 29-31 in Amarillo, Texas, for our 2020 annual conference! It’s your chance to catch up with what’s happening in the ag finance industry, network with your peers, and learn a lot about agribusiness and the role of financial management in beef country – the Texas Panhandle.
Registration fees are $200 for FFSC members and $225 for non-members. Family members may be added for $75 apiece.
Special COVID -19 Note
Every effort will be made to be in compliance with applicable Texas laws and health code restrictions at the time of this conference and to meet health and sanitation requirements as well as social-distancing rules such that those attending the various events and activities of this conference can feel physically safe.
Mr. Bevers owns and manages Broken B Cattle along with his wife and other family members. He specializes in building ranch management information systems that allows for ranch accounting, analysis, and finding efficiencies measured as Key Performance Indicators (KPI). He is a former professor and Extension Risk Economist with Texas AgriLife Extension in Vern, TX
Cody Joe Bonds
The Wildorado Cattle Company
Cody Joe Bonds, the Wildorado TX agriculture teacher, was brought on to build an agriculture and FFA program. Little did he know, the creative thinking and passion of his students would lead to this small town becoming home to the only student-led seed stock operation in the country, the Wildorado Cattle Company.
CFO, High Choice Feeders, LLC
Cheri De Jong
Large Scale Dairying in the Texas Panhandle … 2020 Challenges
Cheri serves as co-owner and chief financial officer for AgriVision Farm Management — a company that oversees management for 25 family-operated agricultural businesses. Cheri is also the chief financial officer and co-owner for Natural Prairie Dairy, one of the largest, family-operated organic dairy farms in the U.S. based in Hartley, Texas.
Dr. Jason Johnson
Annies Project — How You Can Fit In and Make A Difference
Dr. Johnson is the Annie’s Project State Coordinator for Texas. His day job is as an associate professor and Extension Economist with Texas aGriLife Extension and Extension Center in Stephenville, TX. He will provide a tour of Annie’s Project/ Empowering Women in Agriculture and the process involved with becoming a Facilitator with the organization.
DeDe Jones, MBA
Profile of the Texas Panhandle Farmily Ag Business
Ms. Jones is an Extension Specilist with the Risk Management Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A & M University. She provides support and education for farmers and ranchers in the 22 counties of the Texas High Plains. Her primary activities focus on analyzing the financial performance and associated risk of agricultural decisions through the FARM Assistance program. She also regularly conducts computer short courses relating to Quick Books Financial Software.