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Tuesday, January 12, 2021 / Categories: The FNB Difference

FNB Announces 2021 Dream Maker Webinar Series

Being a community bank means understanding the needs of your customers and the communities you serve. We are proud to serve the farming community, and as part of our effort to help stay on top of important trends, we’re excited to announce our Dream Maker Webinar Series. Below, you’ll find information about our upcoming (and past webinars once they’ve been held) that you can attend… all for FREE! 

If you are interested in attending any of these webinars live, simply click the Register button and reserve your spot! Recordings will be available after the webinar is completed, so even if you are not able to attend live, register and you’ll be notified when the replay is available. 

We’re excited to have you join us for these live webinars and look forward to “seeing you” online at a future show! 

2021 Webinar Lineup

June 10, 2021 - Two Sessions

Morning Topic: Intermediate QuickBooks
Time: 9 am - Noon Central

Afternoon Topic: Advanced QuickBooks
Time: 1 pm - 4 pm Central

Speaker: Information about the speaker for this event will be made available shortly. 

Register for the MORNING Webinar

Register for the AFTERNOON Webinar

March 10, 2021 at 10 am Central

Topic: Cares Act Payroll Tax Credit Seminar
Speaker: Emilie Pfister, with Hunton Andrews Kurth
In visiting with our most successful customers, it rapidly become apparent how hard it is to know all the programs that are part of the several federal stimulus bills that have been passed. One such benefit that was updated with the Consolidated Appropriations Act signed by President Trump on December 27, 2020. It amended the Employee Retention Tax Credit portion of the CARES Act, specifically enabling business that received a PPP loan to qualify for up to $5,000 per employee payroll tax credit. To see how this may affect your business and see if you could qualify, we have enlisted one our resources, Emilie Pfister, with Hunton Andrews Kurth, a nationwide law firm, to go over the program on a Zoom Webinar, March 10, 2021 at 10 am.

Watch the Webinar

February 16, 2021 at 10 am Central

Topic: Pandemic Economics: Your Business, Family and Personal Life
Speaker: Dr. David Kohl
The start of the decade of the 2020s will be defined by the pandemic and the ripple effect on economics, trade, consumer behaviors, financial and emotional well-being. How will this black swan event impact international trade, domestic and global economics, and trends impact the consumer and society in general? 

What will be the management mindset that will position your business to manage the challenges and opportunities that appear to be accelerating? What are some actionable items, techniques, and tips that stand the test of time? Dr. Kohl will draw upon decades of engagement and interaction as an educator to address these topics and answer some of the most commonly asked questions about agriculture in the 2020s.

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February 9, 2021 at 10:00 am Central

Topic: Ag Policy Update for 2021
Speaker: Jim Wiesemeyer, Analyst at Pro Farmer
From his office near Washington, DC, Jim Wiesemeyer contributes daily to Pro Farmer’s online website at, providing members with the latest information on agricultural policy and trade developments. He also is a twice-weekly participant in Farm Journal’s Agri-Talk radio program and serves as a Washington analyst for Pro Farmer. Since 1978, Mr. Wiesemeyer has frequently reported on and interviewed senior government officials, including Presidents Reagan and Carter, as well as USDA Secretaries since Earl Butz.

He has traveled extensively in his assignments and is a frequent speaker on farm policy and trade issues. Wiesemeyer rejoined Pro Farmer in June this year, after serving as their Washington consultant for 19 years while at Informa Economics, and before that an employee of Pro Farmer, then owned by Oster Communications. Mr. Wiesemeyer also is one of the writers for the Agriculture Letter, formerly the Kiplinger Ag Letter, now owned by Farm Journal Media.

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January 19, 2021 @ 11 am Central

Topic: The Wild Side of Weather
Speaker: Eric Snodgrass
Eric is the Principal Atmospheric Scientist for Nutrien Ag Solutions, where he develops predictive, analytical software solutions to manage weather risk for global production agriculture. He provides frequent weather updates that focus on how high-impact weather events influence global agriculture productivity. 

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