Next Regional Round Table Meeting to Be Held in Chico July 23rd
The first of two regional based Round Table Meetings was held in at Yosemite Falls Cafe in Fresno on July 10th. Attendees had a good discussion on topics ranging from water to land values to appraisal issues. The second meeting is scheduled for July 23rd at Nash's Restaurant in Chico.

Agribusiness professionals looking to network with others in the industry are encouraged to attend. Reservations are not necessary and you can order off the menu and pay your own tab at each location. Topics for discussion will be based on the interest of those attending the meetings and the current agricultural issues being faced in the geographic area. Meetings will be planned quarterly and geographic areas will be expanded in the future.

July 23 – 7:30 a.m.
Nash’s Restaurant
1717 The Esplanade, Chico (Esplanade and 7th Avenue)
Round Table Host: Rod Carter, AFM
California Water & Irrigation District Maps
The Water & Irrigation District Maps published in partnership between CalASFMRA and the Ag Lenders Society of California are now available. The North and South Maps provide coverage of major agricultural regions from Shasta to Tehachapi in full color 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
2014 Trends in Ag Land and Lease Values
The 2014 Trends in Agricultural Land & Lease Values publcation was released March 20th at the Outlook 2014 Agribusiness Conference in Fresno. An overview of the book was presented during the last session of the day by Ben Slaughter, ARA - Correia-Xavier, Inc. and Erik Roget, ARA, RPRA, AFM - UBS AgriVest, LLC where the books were handed out to all attendees. The 2014 issue is twelve pages larger than last year and now accounts for all California Counties plus the state of Nevada. The price per copy is $25 plus sales tax and shipping. (Note: A PDF of the Slaughter/Roget conference presentation can be downloaded from the Meetings Page).

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

      Photos courtesy
      of Ken Dodderer
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