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Update: Glickman and Vroom Added to Conference Agenda

NOTE CHANGES TO SCHEDULING! UPDATE: Former Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman and current CropLife America CEO Jay Vroom have been added to and round out the program for the upcoming Muddy Boots Conference to be held in Alexandria, VA October 20 through 22. Glickman currently serves as CoChair of Agree and will address U.S. efforts to meet foot demands with a subtitle – “Can the World Sustain Itself?” Vroom is CEO of CropLife America, the leading trade association serving the…

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Access to Start-up Resources the Biggest Challenge for New Farmers

Brent Pollard, Chairman of the Illinois Farm Bureau State Young Leader Committee, says the strong farm economy can actually pose some difficult challenges for farmers who are just starting out. Pollard spoke to Brownfield Ag News about those challenges recently. The biggest hurdle, according to Pollard, is getting access to the resources they need to start farming: things like land and equipment. You can listen to the whole interview here. His comments on young farmers begin about two minutes in.…

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The Farmer’s Edge, June 2013

Hurley & Associates has published its newsletter, The Farmer's Edge, for June 2013. You can download it here. Articles Market Savvy Marketing Celebrating 25 Years Water Issues Becoming Greater Driver of Crop Mix and Marketing Plans Across the South Plains Was 14,000 a Magic Number? Farm Bills Rush Toward a Conference Committee Asset Acquisitions... When They Make Cents

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The Farmer's Edge, June 2013

Hurley & Associates has published its newsletter, The Farmer's Edge, for June 2013. You can download it here. Articles Market Savvy Marketing Celebrating 25 Years Water Issues Becoming Greater Driver of Crop Mix and Marketing Plans Across the South Plains Was 14,000 a Magic Number? Farm Bills Rush Toward a Conference Committee Asset Acquisitions... When They Make Cents

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ASAC Conference Designed for All in Ag Consulting

A conference designed for all involved in agricultural consulting is being organized by the American Society of Agricultural Consultants. “This conference is designed for anyone and everyone involved with ag consulting,” says Russell Morgan, CAC, chairman of the 2013 ASAC annual conference, which is scheduled for October 20–22 in Alexandria, VA. Complete program agenda, speaker roster and registration information is available here. Topics for the conference include: The changing role of ag consulting; communicating with clients; walking the tightrope between…

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FarmSmart Newsletter – January

The January FarmSmart newsletter has articles on the importance of maintaining offsite data backups and using management accounting practices to evaluate hedging strategies. There's also information on two big trade shows coming up, and a reminder about a couple of upcoming webinars. You can see the full issue here.

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