Register early and save! The Outlook 2014 Agribusiness Conference, presented by CalASFMRA, will be held on Thursday, March 20th at the Radisson Hotel and Convention Center in Fresno. This full day conference is an annual highlight for hundreds of agribusiness professionals who attend each year. In addition to commodity updates and presentations on California's water situation and the economy, all attendees will receive a copy of the Trends in Agricultural Land & Lease Values publication for 2014. Preceding the conference on Wednesday, March 19th will be a Central Valley Ag Tour and the California Classic Barbecue and Scholarship Auction. If you're going to attend one agricultural conference in California this year, this is it!
OUTLOOK 2014 SPONSORS...
Runyan Appraisal Service
American AgCredit - CoBank - Farm Credit West - Fresno Madera Farm Credit
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
United Valley Insurance Services
Wells Fargo Bank Agricultural Industries Group
Rain and Hail Insurance Service, LLC
Citizens Business Bank – Dairy & Livestock Industries Group
American Pistachio Growers
Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc.
Kefa Capital, Inc.
CALIFORNIA CLASSIC BBQ SPONSORS
Edwards, Lien & Toso, Inc.
Merriman, Hurst & Associates, Inc.
Prudential Agricultural InvestmentsOutlook 2014 Conference Brochure.pdf
The Water & Irrigation District Maps produced in partnership between CalASFMRA and the Ag Lenders Society of California have arrived! The maps provide coverage of major agricultural regions from Shasta to Tehachapi on two full color maps and denote water, irrigation and reclamation districts in addition to the underlying roads, sections, townships and ranges. Printed maps are being sold for $10.00 each plus sales tax and shipping. Click on the link at the right to purchase maps on-line or use the order form available here:Water District Map Order Form.0314.pdf
The California Chapter, ASFMRA unveiled its new logo at the Fall Meeting in Davis and will under go a re-branding to CalASFMRA - Western Ag Professionals. The Board of Directors has been working on the concept for approximately 18 months. Special thanks to Ian Adair and Liz McAfee, the graphics artists who were involved in the design work for this project. Liz McAfee (It's Liz! A Design Studio/Fresno) is the designer for the chapter's Trends publication.