The California Chapter, ASFMRA has announced its meeting dates for 2017. Mark your calendars early and watch for programming information to be forthcoming...

Outlook 2017 Agribusiness Conference
March 27 - 30, 2017
DoubleTree Hotel, Fresno

2017 Fall Meeting
October 10 - 13, 2017
The Cliffs Resort
Pismo Beach, CA
Agricultural Consulting Practices to be Offered in January 2017
Agricultural Consulting Practices is the new curriculum for the AAC (Accredited Agricultural Consultant) Designation awarded by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) and is a fast track for current Accredited Farm Managers (AFM). If you currently hold the AFM designation and are interested in obtaining the AAC, this is the FAST TRACK to gaining that designation. If you are not an AFM, but are looking to increase your skill set and gain additional knowledge in agricultural consulting, this also is an excellent opportunity! Topics covered in the training include Advanced Consulting Theory; Analytical Methods and Theories of Consulting; Fundamentals of Data Gathering; Advanced Concepts in Technology; Designing, Delivering and Evaluating the Consulting Solution; Negotiating the Consulting Engagement; and Selling the Consulting Process. Please contact Suzie Roget in the chapter office (209) 368-3672 or for more information.AAC II Registration Brochure_Jan 2017.pdf
Accelerated Ag Land Management Training Set for January 2017 in Sacramento
The California Chapter , ASFMRA will sponsor a special accelerated program that provides a fast track to the Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) Designation awarded by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). The program is available to agribusiness professionals who qualify based on their education and/or experience to pursue the designation or to seasoned professionals wishing to take the coursework for professional development and advanced level education. Note: Must pass preliminary experience review (minimum 4 years) to attend. The courses for the program will be offered in two one-week sessions in Sacramento. The first session will be held January 16 – 20, 2017 and will cover half of the required coursework. The second session will be held January 30 – February 3, 2017 and will include the balance of the coursework, class review and a comprehensive exam. Please contact Suzie Roget with the California Chapter, ASFMRA (209) 368-3672 or for details.Accelerated ALM Training Registration Form_2017.pdf

The Mission of the California Chapter, ASFMRA:
Empowering agricultural property professionals with education and expertise to provide premier valuation, management and consulting services.

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