Utah Bankers Association

Utah Bankers Association

Presented by the Utah Bankers Association and

Utah State University

February 8, 2018 ~ 12:30 - 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 ~ 8:00  p.m.
February 9, 2018 ~ 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


With the many challenges facing ag producers and agribusiness owners today, we as bankers are looking for guidance as we move forward in the new year. The UBA 2018 Ag Outlook and Conference will highlight numerous outstanding national and local speakers to help attendees gain insight on a local, regional, national and global scope. And, the conference proudly presents the much-anticipated Ag Outlook provided by Utah State University each year as part of this conference.


Dixie Center
1835 Convention Center Drive
St. George, UT 84790
(435) 628-7003


Meeting Information

Topics to be Covered

Animal Health - Latest Protocols and Products

Tools & Strategies of Marketing

Emerging Nutrient Technology

China and Agriculture - What it is and What it May or May not Become

The State of Agriculture in Utah

Building a Relationship Between Bankers and Farmers

Markets Panel

"A Story of Success"   

Hot Topics in the Global and U.S. Ag Markets

Annual USU Ag Outlook

And more...


Tom Bailey, Bailey Farms International

Tyler Barker, Zoetis Animal Health

Tony Carlile, IFA

Curt Covington, FarmerMac

Dr. Dillon Feuz, Utah State University

Kurt Hansen, IFA

Tony Hoffman, Zoetis Animal Health

Dr. Ryan Larsen, Utah State University

Clyde Magnuson, Magnuson Livestock

Krea Mecham, IFA

Rick Naerebout, Idaho Dairymen’s Association

Andy Pierucci, Utah Department of Agriculture and Food

Jim Robb, Livestock Marketing Information Center   

Chad Rowley, Fruit Growers

Brett Stuart, Global AgriTrends

Registration Fees

Registration Type Members
or Non-members
or Non-Members
Full Conference $225.00 $250.00 $150.00 $175.00
Thursday Dinner Only  $60.00 $60.00 $60.00 $60.00
Friday Only  $165.00 $190.00 $95.00 $120.00

Fee includes:  All conference sessions and material, Thursday dinner, Friday breakfast and lunch, and breaks. 

Early bird registration ends Friday, February 2nd. 


Hotel Accommodations

A  block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn at a special rate of $109.00 per night for one King, or $129.00 for two Queens. To secure special pricing, reserve your room no later than January 22, 2018 by clicking this direct link or calling 1-877-STAY-HGI or 1-435-634-4100. Make sure to tell them you are with the UBA to get our pricing

Dress Code

Dress for the meeting is business casual.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received before February 2, 2018 charged a $50 processing fee. There will be no refund for cancellations received after February 2nd. Substitutions are always welcome and encouraged. All cancellations and substitutions must be submitted in written format prior to the event.