This includes sessions from the conference: Agriculture Conference 2018
Update on NGFA's AG/transportation priorities.
The session will be giving an overview of the USDA/Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Whole Farm Revenue Program.
A panel discussion on the current state of Ag Accounting and Management software and the trends that will come in the next few years.Speaker(s):
Economics of Horizontal Concentration and Vertical Integration in Agriculture
1. Extent of consolidation in the U.S. and Global agriculture & food economy
2. Issues and concerns about consolidation
3. Extent of, and effects of, exertion of buyer and seller market power in agribusiness
This session will provide an overview of the cannabis industry, including landmark case law, recent legislative activities, and the evolution of the industry as more state and local jurisdictions implement some level of licensed cannabis business activity. Valuation of cannabis dispensaries, cultivation operations and related license rights will be addressed, focusing on the nuances and risk assessment required. The session will place emphasis on the cultivation sector of the industry and evolving trends from an appraisal perspective. The discussion leader will also touch on the lessons learned form 10 years of working with cannabis businesses in Colorado ranging from appraisal and litigation matters to income tax compliance and internal control issues.
Presenting the Farm Financial Standards Council's (FFSC) new implementation guideline.
1.) Present the FFSC's new implementation guideline that will help non-accountants develop and implement sound financial reports
2.) Present changes in the FFSC's guidelines that are pertinent to agricultural management and accounting
Succession Planning for Ag operations is challenging. To do it right we as professionals must work at the intersection of the financial and non-financial lives of our clients. In this session you will learn techniques and best practices that will allow you to participate in preserving family relationship and perpetuating these amazing agricultural legacies.
1) Leave with techniques on how to develop and ask better questions to allow for deeper discovery and more transparent expectations of what the family is trying to accomplish.
2) Learn how to recognize the needs of all family members within the Family Farm System and how to plan for their fears, minimize risk and maximize harmony.
A final session to get answers to questions that were not already brought up