Minnesota Pork Lenders Meeting
July 16, 2019
Country Inn & Suites, Mankato, MN
9:30 a.m. Registration Begins
10:00 a.m. Welcome
Jill Resler – COO Minnesota Pork
10:05 a.m. Farmer Mental Health
Wade Lang, MA, LPCC, LADC, MFT, NCGC-II
Psychotherapist | Master ART Therapist | National Trainer of Accelerated Resolution Therapy
Increased volatility, challenging economics, and unprecedented weather have all contributed to the ongoing conversations around farmer mental health. What is the role of a lender when discussing farmer mental health? Wade Lang, Licensed Mental Health and Addictions Therapist, will share his expertise and insights with the group in addition to discussing the Accelerated Resolution Therapy approach and how it can aid in mental health discussions with farmers.
11:30 p.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Legislative and Regulatory Update
AJ Duerr – Duerr Government Affairs, Inc.
1:30 p.m. Economic Update
Joe Kerns – Kerns and Associates
Joe will explore what current economic conditions mean for pork producers and give his view on national and global factors influencing pork demand, feed costs and trade.