2020 Tennessee Advocate Council Meeting


January 9-10, 2020


Embassy Suites Cool Springs
820 Crescent Centre Drive
Franklin, TN 37067

This meeting has concluded. Downloads of some presentations can be found below.

We are excited that you are planning to join us for the Tennessee Advocate Council Meeting on January 9 and 10, 2020. During the meeting you will have the opportunity to network and engage with fellow Advocates and Farm Credit Mid-America team members from across the state. Advocates are encouraged to share feedback and provide insights throughout the meeting.

Meeting Agenda

Thursday, January 9

  • 1:00–2:00 p.m. Arrival & Registration
  • 2:00 p.m. Welcome
  • 2:30 p.m. Farm Credit Mid-America Advocate Council
  • 3:00–3:15 p.m. Break
  • 3:15–4:00 p.m. Value of the Cooperative
  • 4:00–4:30 p.m. Crop Insurance Outlook for 2020
  • 4:30–5:00 p.m. Farm Credit Mid-America Financial Update
  • 5:00–6:00 p.m. Networking Event
  • 6:00 p.m. Dinner

Friday, January 10

  • 7:30–8:30 a.m. Breakfast
  • 8:30–8:45 a.m. What We've Learned, Where We Are Going
  • 8:45–11:45 a.m. Future of Agriculture/Food Impacts and Advocate Engagement Session with Rob Dongoski, Ernst & Young Agribusiness Leader
  • 11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Farm Credit Mid-America Legislative Update with Joe Dagher, Farm Credit Mid-America Government & Legislative Affairs Officer
  • 12:15–1:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00–2:00 p.m. Tennessee Agriculture in 2020 with Corinne Gould, Assistant Commissioner for Public Affairs, Tennessee Department of Agriculture
  • 2:00 Adjourn