What I've Learned...Unmanned Aerial Systems
If you are looking for an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of how Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) are being used in agriculture, you will want to sign up for the In-Depth UAS Workshop being held at the Outlook Conference in Paso Robles. The class will be presented by technology expert, Chad Colby from Illinois. Chad is one of the most respected and well-versed individuals in the field and will offer the latest information and new technologies pertaining to Unmanned Aerial Systems. The workshop will be held on Thursday, April 16th and include hands-on instruction in the operation of a drone. Register on the Meetings/Classes Page under the Outlook 2015 Agribusiness Conference.April 16th CA Training Event_Paso Robles.pdf
Outlook 2015 Agribusiness Conference April 13 - 17 in Paso Robles
Outlook 2015 - California's Premiere Agribusiness Conference will be held at the Paso Robles Events Center (Mid State Fairgrounds) in Paso Robles. This year's theme is California Agriculture...Surviving Change - Uncertain Water Supply, the Economy, Regulatory Oversight. The event will include an opportunity to explore the cutting edge of using drones in agriculture; a regional ag tour; the traditional California Classic BBQ; and the full day Outlook conference in addition to several other education opportunities. The California Chapter is pleased to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of its flagship publication, Trends in Agricultural Land & Lease Values. All attendees will receive a copy of the 2015 issue, which will be released for the first time at the conference.

See the schedule below and go to the Meetings/Classes page for more information.

Monday, April 13
Integrated Approaches to Value (A304)

Tuesday, April 14
Integrated Approaches to Value (A304)
Instructor Workshop

Wednesday, April 15
Integrated Approaches to Value (A304)
Employee Relations in Agriculture II

Thursday, April 16
Integrated Approaches to Value (A304)
Regional Ag Tour
In-Depth Unmanned Aerial Systems Workshop
California Classic BBQ & Scholarship Auction

Friday, April 17
Outlook 2015 Agribusiness ConferenceOutlook 2015 Conference Brochure.V3.pdf
Reserve Your Ad Space in 2015 Trends Today
Ad Sponsorships are now being sold for the 2015 Trends in Agricultural Land & Lease Values publication. This invaluable tool continues to be a top selling resource for anyone working with rural properties in California and Nevada. Ad Sponsorships are available in business card, quarter page, third page, half page and full pages sizes, starting at just $300. Reserve your space today! Click the 2015 Trends Ad Sponsorship button at the right to purchase your space on-line or use the link to the Rate Card/Contract to download the PDF file.

“The Trends in Agricultural Land & Lease Values provides a valuable information service to agriculture. Our advertisement and sponsorship puts Duarte Nursery in front of high level decision makers.”
John Duarte / Duarte Nursery

“Trends is an excellent marketing tool for our business and an asset to our client base. It brings prestige to our vocations as agricultural property specialists. Being involved in the publication since 1991 both as a contributor and ultimately an advertiser has brought nothing less than positive results.”
Randy Edwards, ARA, President – CEO / Edwards, Lien & Toso, Inc.

“We often include information from the Trends book in our appraisal reports, and share the data with our clients. Everyone from owners to investors to real estate professionals find the data highly informative. The recent and historic statistics are very useful, but the overview/commentaries written by some of the most seasoned local experts can really be invaluable. The publication is truly an incredible resource.”
John Hillas, SRA, Managing Director / Valbridge Property Advisors2015rc_25anniversary.pdf
California Water & Irrigation District Maps
The Water & Irrigation District Maps published in partnership between the California Chapter, ASFMRA and the Ag Lenders Society of California are currently on sale 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 just $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 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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      of Ken Dodderer
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