The December issue of The Farmer's Edge, from Hurley & Associates, is now online. In this issue: Crop Mix Decision Getting More Complicated Across South Plains Marketing into the Future Consultant Spotlight: Jared Knudson A Leader's Legacy Economic Roundup
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…
The latest ASAC newsletter is now available! We take a sneak peek at the upcoming annual conference and its theme, "What's Brewing in Agriculture." (You can also find a registration form inside.) We include a look at things to do while you're in Milwaukee for the big event on November 13-14. There's also information about our member recruitment initiative, and news about our upcoming course, "Consulting Firm Management: Startup, Growth, & Maintenance." Download the full newsletter here.
The October issue of The Farmer's Edge, from Hurley & Associates, is now online. In this issue: The Short Happy Life of High Corn Prices 2007- 2013 —“Super-Cycle,” Collapse, and Recovery Unrest Hinders Economic Progress Bias vs Fact in Decision Making Continued Growth Supporting Farmers & Ranchers
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…
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
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…
The May issue of The Farmer's Edge, from Hurley & Associates, is now online. In this issue: 2017-18 Could Be the Most Critical Marketing Season in Recent Times “Emotion Management” President Trump’s New Budget Proposal and Middle East Mission Seeking Your Opportunity Gross Profit on Cash Revenue
Our spring 2017 newsletter is now available! It includes a message from President Julie Strain, information on a member recruitment initiative, and details about our annual conference, set for November 13-14 in Milwaukee.
The April issue of The Farmer's Edge, from Hurley & Associate, is now online! In this issue: Production Ag Industry's Two Biggest Weaknesses Around the World in Ten Minutes Working Capital ... What's the Big Deal? Planning Season The Greatest Profession