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American Society of Agricultural Consultants (ASAC)

2017 ASAC Annual Conference Presentations

The Politics of Agribusiness Looking Forward Prof. Dick Farkas, DePaul University Working under Political Uncertainty: Agricultural Development Assistance in Ukraine Robert Lee, Ph.D., CAC, Lee Agribusiness Connections Economic Update David Oppedahl, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Organic Farming Trends Christine Mason, Standard Process Inc. Helping Hands: Guiding Farm Families Through Challenging Times Daniel Smith, Administrator of Agricultural Development, State of Wisconsin Frac Sand and Cranberries Everett Chambers, Ph.D., Kalmia Consulting EPA, FDA, WOTUS - What's Next? Leah Ziemba, Esq., Michael…

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Tomorrow’s Agriculture…Today: Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants

Join us in Memphis, Tennessee, November 1-3, for our annual meeting! Now you can reserve your spot online for the first time. Just fill out the following form and complete payment using the button at the bottom of the page. Click here to see the agenda. (Download the full agenda in PDF format or download our 1-page Agenda-at-a-glance.) Get information on hotel accommodations here. (You can also register by mail if you print, complete, and return this form.) Please complete the…

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Brown to Head ASAC Leadership Team

Norman Brown, CAC, president of FBS Systems, Inc., based in Aledo, IL, was elected ASAC President by the members of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants while at the organization’s annual conference held in St. Louis in late October. Prior to this he had served as the group’s vice president/secretary and president elect. Moving into the president-elect spot for the consultants group is Erin Pirro, CAC, a farm business consultant with Farm Credit East, Enfield, CT. Prior to moving into…

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2014 Conference Presentations

The 2014 annual conference has wrapped up, but it's not too late to benefit from what participants learned! Just click below to see several of the presentations delivered in St. Louis. Jeanne Bernick Luncheon - Top of Mind for Top Producers James McLaren - MegaTrends Facing Agriculture Gary Snider & Joe Kluender - Family Farm Transition Planning Cooper Norman - Look What I Built Bill Helming - Major US and Global Economic, Financial, Agricultural and Beef Industry Trends, Challenges, and…

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Consultants to Discuss Impact of Big Data

The impact of Big Data and how it can best be used by professional ag consultants and their clients will be a primary discussion point at the annual conference of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants which will be held Oct. 19 – 21 in St. Louis. Download the Agenda and Registration Form for more information. “Big Data is everywhere but delivers limited value and clarity unless interpreted through objective knowledge and context” says Norman Brown, CAC, president of FBS Systems,…

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Conference Presentations Available for Download

Attendeees at our Muddy Boots Conference got lots of great information, and we're reprinting a lot of it right here, with the permission of our presenters. We've converted their presentations to PDF format to make them easier to download and more compatible with various devices. Where is the Money -- Terry Betker Toying with Technology -- Willie Vogt Sharing the Story -- Mace Thornton Immigration and Agriculture -- USDA Presentation Feeding the world -- Dr. Robert Thompson Changing role of…

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2012 Conference Wrap-up

ASAC members gathered in Denver for the 2012 annual conference, with the theme “Building Your Consultancy…Making the Pieces Fit.” Presentation topics ranged from project management to ethics to technology. You can download the presentations here, and you can also see results of the silent auction.   Presentation - Role of Third Party Consultants Presentation - Overview on Western Agriculture Presentation - Ethics and Standards Presentation Silent Auction Bid Record  

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