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SEW - Summer Education Week 2016

July 17-21, 2017
Omaha, Nebraska


Changes, Challenges & Opportunities

Your opportunity to network with the best and the brightest in the industry, stay up-to-date on the latest technology and address the ever-changing ag environment.


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Young Professionals Network

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

Nominations are Open!

ASFMRA, AgPro magazine and Syngenta Open Nominations for Farm Manager of the Year Award!

Republicans Propose Drastic Overhaul of Dodd-Frank

The updates to the leading Republican effort to replace the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act are out, which include possible changes to the leadership structure of the top housing agencies.

Ag Groups Call for Estate Tax Repeal, Continuation of Stepped-up Basis

As congressional lawmakers turn their attention to taxes, farmers and ranchers are urging them to include estate tax repeal in any tax reform legislation they consider this year.                                                                                                                                          

Regulators Said to Weigh Appraisal Change That May Spur Lending

As President Donald Trump seeks to knock down government constraints on business loans, U.S. bank regulators have tentatively agreed to ease an appraisal requirement that could help commercial real estate borrowers, said people familiar with talks among the agencies.

Regulators have decided the threshold for requiring appraisals on commercial property should be increased to $400,000 from $250,000, according to two people who asked that they not be identified because the discussions aren’t public. The threshold for residential real restate would remain at $250,000, they said.

ASA, ASFMRA and the Foundation to Hold Joint Conference on Yellow Book

The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), and The Appraisal Foundation (Foundation) will hold a joint conference on the recently released sixth edition of the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, commonly known as the Yellow Book, in Denver, Colorado on June 20-23, 2017.