Register Now for 2016 Fall Meeting!
Register now for the California Chapter's Fall Meeting! Four education seminars, a full day Ag Tour, and the annual Installation & Awards Dinner are all part of the schedule (see below):

Tuesday, October 18 - Valuation of Lease Interests Seminar - New!
Succession Planning in Agriculture Seminar*

Wednesday, October 19 - The Appraisal of Permanent Plantings in Changing Markets Seminar - Updated!
Personalities of Agriculture and Business Seminar*

Thursday, October 20 - Ag Tour (Full Day)
Member Meeting/Installation & Awards Dinner

Friday, October 21 - Board of Directors Meeting

*Part of the FARMit (Farm and Ranch Management Industry Training education program).2016 Fall Meeting Brochure.pdf
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 info@calasfmra.com for more information.Ag Consulting Practices Outline.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 info@calasfmra.com 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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