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2017 ASAC Annual Conference Presentations

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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Consulting Firm Management: Startup, Growth & Maintenance

Consulting Firm Management: Startup, Growth & Maintenance

Whether you are a “start-up” consultant or have been in business for years and want to improve the management of your consulting practice, this course (on November 15, 2017, 8am-4pm) is for you! ASAC’s intensive, one-day course will provide education in the following areas: Managing the professional consulting service firm Business planning Independent, single-member / small shop consulting firms Integrated, multi-location consulting firms/departments (NEW THIS YEAR) Pricing, billing and leverage Related and integrated topics Business plan development (with sample business…

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The Farmer’s Edge – August 2017

The August issue of The Farmer's Edge, from Hurley & Associates, is now online. It includes these articles: Rail Transportation Update World’s Economy Looks Fairly Stable While Venezuela Continues to Implode Optimism In The Face of Adversity Weather We Like It or Not New Office Location in Grundy Center, Iowa

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ASAC Annual Conference 2017: What’s Brewing In Agriculture?

ASAC Annual Conference 2017: What’s Brewing in Agriculture?

Join us for our 2017 annual conference, November 13-14 in Milwaukee! Our theme is "What's Brewing in Agriculture," and we'll cover everything from global markets and politics to organic farming trends. Our full agenda is below, or you can download our schedule in PDF form. (And here's a shorter Program At A Glance.) Click here to open another window and take advantage of our group room reservations. Group Name: American Society of Agricultural Consultants Group Code: ASA Check-in: 11-NOV-2017 Check-out: 15-NOV-2017…

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Julie Strain To Lead American Society Of Agricultural Consultants

Julie Strain to Lead American Society of Agricultural Consultants

Julie Strain of Red Wing Software based in Red Wing, Minnesota, has been elected president of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants at the organization’s annual meeting held recently in Fort Worth, Texas.

Strain holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Mathematics from Eastern Illinois University. She is employed in a consulting role for Red Wing Software. She provides assistance implementing their accounting and payroll software, training on the software products as well as guidance using the software to get the information they need for management decisions. Strain has worked with Red Wing Software for 21 years.

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Pirro To Lead American Society Of Agricultural Consultants

Pirro to Lead American Society of Agricultural Consultants

(Memphis, TN.) – Erin Pirro has been elected president of the American Society of Agricultural Consultants (ASAC) at the organization’s annual meeting held in November. Pirro, from Farm Credit East, Enfield, CT, is a certified agricultural consultant (CAC). Pirro holds an undergraduate degree in resource economics and a masters degree in agricultural economics from the University of Connecticut. She received her CAC designation in 2014. As a farm business consultant and vice president for Farm Credit East, a leading financial…

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Tomorrow’s Agriculture…Today: Annual Meeting Of The American Society Of Agricultural Consultants

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

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

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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