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Freddie Barnard

Freddie Barnard, PhD

Professor Barnard’s Extension interests include agricultural finance and farm management. He has had extensive experience in agricultural lending.

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  • $3,000 - $5,000
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  • Agriculture
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  • About

    Professor Barnard’s Extension interests include agricultural finance and farm management. He has had extensive experience in agricultural lending. Professor Barnard’s responsibilities include serving as director of the Midwest Agricultural Banking School. The school is co-sponsored by the Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, and Ohio Bankers Associations and is held at Purdue University. In addition, he is the coordinator for the Indiana Bankers’ Agricultural Clinic. He also serves as the Secretary/Treasurer for the Indiana Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

    Professor Barnard is also past chairman for the Financial Criteria and Measures Committee and is currently a member of the Technical Committee for the Farm Financial Standards Council. The council recommends guidelines for financial reporting and analysis in agriculture.

    Awards & Honors

    (2015) Hovde Award. Indiana Farm Bureau.

    (2013) Purdue University Book of Great Teachers. Purdue University.

    (2005) Outstanding Counselor. Department of Agriclutural Economics.

    (2015) PUCESA Career Award. Purdue University Cooperative Extension Association.

    (2010) Gold Quill Award. American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

    (2009) Silver Plow Award. American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

    Selected Publications

    Barnard, F. L., Akridge, J. T., Dooley, F. J., Foltz, J. C., & Yeager, E. A. (2016). Agricusiness Management, fifth edition. Routledge.

    Barnard, F. L., & Yeager, E. A. (2016). IBA Co-Hosts Midwest Agricultural Banking School. 98(1).

    Barnard, F., & Yeager, E. (in press). Access to Agricultural Banks in Rural Counties in the Face of Changing Demographics, Evolving Social Preferecnes and Incresing Bank Regulation. Journal of The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

    Akridge, J. T., Barber, D., Barnard, F. L., Braunlich, L., G’Villo, R., House, L., & Howell, J. (2015). Purdue Agribusiness Management Simulation for Africa. 19.

    Barnard, F. L., & Yeager, E. A. (2015). Stress Testing Ag Loans. Missouri indiependent Bankers Association, 1.

    Barnard, F. L., & Yeager, E. A. (2015). Access to Agricultural Banks in Rural Counties in the Face of Changing Demographics, Evolving Social Preferences and Increasing Bank Regulaitons. American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Apprasiers, 78(1), 9.

    Barnard, F. L., & Yeager, E. A. (2015). How Sensitive is Your Ag Portfolio: Weighing the Impact of Adverse Changes in Revenue, Operating Expenses and Interest Rates? 3(1), 2.

    Yeager, E., & Barnard, F. (2014). Effectiveness of Increasing Liquidity as a Response to Increased Repayment Risk: A Case Study. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 77(1), 41-59.

    Barnard, F., & Yeager, E. (2014). Impact of Lower, More Volatile Net Farm Incomes and Higher Interest Rates on Repayment Risk. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, 77(1), 60-79.

  • Videos
  • Program

    Keynote OR Breakout | Educational | Technical

    (1-1.5 hours, and presents a spreadsheet that can be used to calculate accrual-adjusted net farm income)

    Keynote OR Breakout | Educational | Technical

    (1-1.5 hours, using the same spreadsheet as mentioned above)

    Keynote OR Breakout | Educational | Technical

    (1-1.5 hours using the same spreadsheet to analyze operational and loan term changes to improve loan repayment capacity)

    Keynote OR Breakout | Educational | Technical

    (all day workshops, with practical exercises throughout and uses the spreadsheet, typically 9:00 am – 4:00 pm)

    Keynote OR Breakout | Educational | Technical

    (multiple day workshop, using a computer simulation program to simulate the management of a retail firm by making decisions for 6 quarters (i.e., making a decision and then getting back the results and then making another one), includes sessions throughout on cash flow, breakeven, financial ratios and profitability linkage model.

I am often cautious about including a funny guy at meetings as I have seen it go one of two ways…really good or really bad. What is great about Damian, is that he is not a funny guy who speaks to Ag audiences, but rather a Ag guy who is really funny. There is a big difference here and Damian fit right in with our group!
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