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January 19, 2023

With continued volatility in the commodity markets, higher rates, a larger economic cloud gathering, and political paralysis, what are market experts seeing that might impact agribusiness?


To equip leaders in our state’s vital sector with the latest predictions and market indicators, the NC Chamber is hosting a complimentary webinar: “Ag Allies: Ag Credit Outlook.” Join industry experts on January 19th  for an update and overview of the current landscape in ag lending for effective strategy.  Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions on topics impacting their business.

This virtual session is complimentary and open to public.

Protecting two of our state’s greatest economic engines: Farmers and Agribusinesses

Join Ag Allies, a coalition of businesses that work tirelessly to champion the needs our state’s top industry. Sign up below to receive exclusive updates on pressing agribusiness issues and developments; invitations to calls, webinars, and meetings with state and federal policymakers; and the opportunity to shape the regulatory landscape through collaboration with our Government Affairs team.


Tuesday, April 13
11:00 amWelcome Remarks and Introduction

Ray Starling, General Counsel, President of the NC Chamber Legal Institute

11:10 amAg Lending Trends Overview and Discussion
  • Mark Bradley, SVP and Manager, AgriBusiness Group, First Citizens Bank
  • Nelson Powell, SVP, Agriculture & Commercial Lending, First Bank and Trust Company
  • Chad M. Puryear, Chief Lending Officer, Carolina Farm Credit
11:45 amQ&A Session

Moderator: Ray Starling, General Counsel, President of the NC Chamber Legal Institute

12:00 pmEvent Concludes