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SEW - Summer Education Week 2016
June 26 – July 1, 2016
Des Moines, Iowa


AgroNomics 2016<br />Vision for the Future<br />November 7-11, 2016<br />Indian Wells, California

Performance Under Pressure
This is the dawning of a new era -
improve your expertise and gain knowledge on how to “do more with less”!

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… and so much more.


Young Professionals Network

The Young Professionals Network is your opportunity to get involved in the Society and take your career to the next level.

Mary Kay Thatcher to speak at AgroNomics!

Mary Kay Thatcher will join ASFMRA at our Annual Meeting and Trade Show. 

Mary Kay is the Senior Director of Congressional Affairs with the American Farm Bureau Federation and can let us know what to expect after the 2016 Presidential Election.

Time to register for Summer Education Week

Registration for Summer Education Week is officially open!  Core and continuing education opportunities as well as lot's of networking.  Come join us in Des Moines, Iowa!


Updates on EGRPRA and Appraisal Thresholds

With the EGRPRA public comment period over, and based on information from those involved with the process, it appears that the federal bank regulatory agencies may choose not to increase the residential appraisal threshold from its current $250,000 level. Instead, it seems that they will elect to increase the commercial appraisal threshold from its present $1,000,000 amount to a new level nearer to $2,000,000.

USDA to Invest $103 Million in Watershed Projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last week that the USDA is investing up to $103 million in post-disaster recovery and the rehabilitation of aging dams in 19 States.

Jim and Mary Rickert Receive Prestigious Award

The California Chapter of ASFMRA awarded Jim and Mary Rickert, owners of Prather Ranch, the 2016 Distinguished California Agriculturalist Award, which honors individuals who have contributed in a significant way to the betterment of California agriculture.

Read the entire press release.