Ag Outlook and Conference


February 10-11, 2022

Dixie Convention Center, St. George

The Ag Outlook and Conference provides Ag lenders with tools to enhance their relationships with customers and gain information about the latest trends and innovations in agriculture and agriculture-related business.

Thursday, February 10

12:30-1pm   Registration
1-4:45pm     Presentations and Workshops
6-8pm           Dinner and Keynote by Scott Anderson

Friday, February 11

7:30-8am          Registration and Breakfast
8am-12:30pm  Presentations
12:30-2:30pm Lunch and Ag Outlook

Confirmed speakers
presented by Scott Anderson - President & CEO, Zions Bank, ABA Chair
The State of Ag in Utah presented by Craig Buttars - UT Commissioner of Agriculture and Food
Vertical Farming Technology & Financials presented by Steve Lindsley -  President, Grōv Technologies
Cattle and Sheep Market Outlook presented by Katelyn McCullock - Director, Livestock Marketing Information Center
Weather Forecasting
presented by Shawn Hackett - President, Hackett Financial Advisors, Inc.
Agriculture Banking
presented by Ed Elfmann - Senior Vice President, Agricultural and Rural Banking Policy, American Bankers Association

Utah State University Ag Outlook presented by Dr. Ryan Larsen and Dr. Ryan Feuz
The Staheli West Story presented by Dave Staheli - President & CEO, Staheli West

Fodder-type Systems: Hands-on Workshop with Dr. Ryan Larsen, Agribusiness Specialist, Utah State University
Range Management Tool Workshop with Dr. Eric Thacker (invited)
Water Policy/Rights with Stephen Styler, Styler-Daniels, P.C. (invited)

Click here for conference agenda

Registration Fees
Registration is $275/person for both days ($150 for students), or $225 for Friday only. There is also an option to register additional guests for dinner on Thursday at $60/person.

Bring the Bank
For $3,500, you can register to "Bring the Bank", which includes unlimited registrations. Click here to fill out that registration form, then email Sara Matute at with the names and email addresses of the unlimited attendees.

Hotel Room Discount
Holiday Inn Express & Suites St. George North - Zion (2450 North Town Center Drive in Washington, UT) is offering a discounted room rate for conference attendees: $109.99/night for a Standard King room or a Standard 2 Queens room. Make your reservation by calling the hotel at 435-986-1313 and asking for the Utah Banker’s Association Group Block, or click here and use Group Code UBA.
*Must book by January 28, 2022 

Thank you to our Sponsors

Farmer Mac
Utah State University

For sponsorship opportunities, email Sara Matute at