The Changing Role of Leaders in a Bullish Farmland Market
|Date/Time:||Thursday, 20 Sep 2012 at 7:00 pm|
|Location:||Great Hall, Memorial Union|
Jim Farrell began his career with Farmers National in 1986. Today, the company is responsible for 2.5 million acres of farmland in twenty-five states, its success driven in part by the demographics of aging farm owners and investor interest in U.S. farmland.
Farrell has served in numerous professional and civic leadership roles, including as board chairman of the Omaha Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. He has served as President of the Nebraska Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). and chaired the National ASFMRA Public Relations and National Meeting Committees. He is a past president of the Downtown Omaha Kiwanis Club, for which he helped lead a $1 million renovation of the city's Kiwanis Park. He is also a member of the Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture, ISU Chapter.