Agriculture Conference 2018


This includes sessions from the conference: Agriculture Conference 2018

Standard: $299.00

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Ag Transportation Update

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Ag Transportation Update


Identification: AG1810

Update on NGFA's AG/transportation priorities.

  • Provide a lay of the policy/political land in Washington D.C. 
  • Impart NGFA's views and policies on the infrastructure system and how our members utilize it.

Speaker(s):
  • Bobby Frederick, Director of Legislative Affairs, National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA)
Standard: $49.00

Risk Management Through Crop Insurance

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Risk Management Through Crop Insurance


Identification: AG1811

The session will be giving an overview of the USDA/Federal Crop Insurance Corporation Whole Farm Revenue Program.

  • Objective 1: To make Agriculture Accountants aware of USDA, Crop Insurance Programs 
  • Objective 2: To illustrate how Accountants can help Farmers with their crop insurance

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Standard: $49.00

Trends in Ag Software Panel

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Trends in Ag Software Panel


Identification: AG1812

A panel discussion on the current state of Ag Accounting and Management software and the trends that will come in the next few years.

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Standard: $49.00

Ag Consolidation

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Ag Consolidation


Identification: AG1813

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

    Speaker(s):
    • Bob Taylor, PhD., Agricultural Economics Professor Emeritus, Auburn University
    Standard: $49.00

    Morning Announcements and Introduction & Cannabis Industry Appraisals: Lessons Learned from Colorado

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    Morning Announcements and Introduction & Cannabis Industry Appraisals: Lessons Learned from Colorado


    Identification: AG1814

    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.

    • Gain a better comprehension of the dynamic changes occurring within the cannabis cultivation sector 
    • Understand the fundamental economic differences between cannabis indoor, greenhouse and outdoor grows 
    • Learn how valuation concepts and metrics are utilized in the cannabis sector

    Speaker(s):
    • Ron Seigneur, CPA/ABV, ASA, CFF, CVA, CGMA, Managing Partner, Seigneur Gustafson LLP
    Standard: $49.00

    FFSC (Farm Financial Standards Councils New Implementation Guide)

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    FFSC (Farm Financial Standards Councils New Implementation Guide)


    Identification: AG1815

    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

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      Standard: $49.00

      Succession Planning Tips and Traps

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      Succession Planning Tips and Traps


      Identification: AG1816

      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.

        Speaker(s):
        • Dave Specht, Family Dynamics Nat'l Dev Manager, Wells Fargo Private Bank
        Standard: $49.00

        Ask the Experts

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        Ask the Experts


        Identification: AG1817

        A final session to get answers to questions that were not already brought up

        • Ask your questions and get answers 
        • A recap of the overall session

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        Standard: $49.00
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