Ag News Archives, Feb 26, 2013 – Dec 31, 2013

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ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XXVIII – [December 31, 2013]

  • U.S. farmers are in for a lucrative new year
  • Drones could take flight in agriculture industry
  • Appraiser Coach: Appraisals Should Report a Value Range Rather than a Single Point
  • Verify Your Information for the 2014 ASFMRA Membership Directory
  • Will water crisis be California’s third-world moment?
  • The ASFMRA Executive Council Needs Your Input – 2014 Membership Survey
  • Welcome New Members
  • Membership Dues Renewals – Online Payment & Receipts Available
  • In Memory – Charles Hein, AFM-Retired
  • American Agri-Women Award Top Honor to Penny Lauritzen, AFM
  • Announcements from the Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XXVII – [December 10, 2013]

  • Kohl: Build Liquidity Now to Weather Six-year Downswing
  • There’s more than meets the eye as UAVs begin to fly the friendly skies of agriculture
  • Amazing Sponsorship for 2013 Foundation Auction
  • Thank You form the Meador Family
  • New Initiative Focuses on Critical Role of Soil Health
  • Solar may be alternative for dealing with California’s high energy costs
  • RMA – 2013 Data Indemnity Maps
  • Which Tablet is Best for Appraisers?
  • Chapter News
  • Announcements from the Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XXVI - [November 26, 2013]

  • Apple’s revamped ‘Siri’ takes on agriculture’s questions
  • U.S. agriculture readies for China’s baby boom?
  • California grape crush is big on size and quality
  • Broadband service for rural areas: The promise still exceeds reality
  • Videos & Photos from AgroNomics 84th Annual Meeting in Reno
  • Pro Farmer Members Still in the Market to Buy Farmland
  • Official Notification – Bylaws & Policy & Procedure Manual Changes
  • Testified in Court? What You Need to Know
  • 2013 Education Foundation Auction – Another Success Thanks to You!
  • Education Foundation Fundraising Results
  • Announcements from the Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XXV - [November 12, 2013]

  • No water for agriculture is slow-moving disaster
  • Are drones the next essential farm tool?
  • Brazil climing to top of global soybean ladder
  • Positive story on agriculture is coming spring 2014
  • Ag Cycles: A Crop Marketing Perspective
  • Reno…Wish You Were Here
  • Is Pain a Motivator?

 ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XXIV - [October 29, 2013]

  • Rabobank: Rise in Interest Rates Biggest Threat to Land Values
  • Always more comps?
  • Where is one-fifth of the world’s fresh water hiding?
  • Does a data-rich era threaten producer privacy?
  • Ray Brownfield Voted Illinois Land Broker of the Year
  • George Luther, ARA Appointed to Montana State Board of Real Estate
  • Top 5 Reasons to Attend AgroNomics Vision 2014…..Still Time to Register
  • Food Safety -CO Melon Farmers Sue Inspector
  • Thank you to the South Dakota Chapter
  • Donate to the Auction Today!
  • In Memory -  Bradley, Hessler & Youree
  • Personal Conference Concierge
  • Control Insects with Insight

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XXIII - [October 15, 2013]

  • Prime Central Iowa Farm Brings $17,600/Acre
  • Last Chance to Save Big
  • Lawmakers increase push to end to direct payments
  • BAM! Back by popular demand:  Rapid Fire Case Studies!
  • Correction to Updated Requirements for the ARA and RPRA Designations
  • Decline in banker index continues
  • What’s the Problem? The Un-Comfort Zone by Robert Evans Wilson, Jr.
  • In Memory -  Mark K. Weber, ARA
  • News and Updates from The Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XXII - [October 1, 2013]

  • Looming interest rate hikes greatest threat to farmland values
  • A “Piston-Powered” Production
  • Mid-1980′s Redux?
  • Water quality regulations costly to growers
  • NASS 2013 Agricultural Land Values Report
  • Meet our new Dirctor of Education
  • Upcoming Events and Meetings of Interest
  • News and Updates from The Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XXI - [September 24, 2013]

  • Desert Outlaws & Organice Produce: Join the DuPont Pioneer Farm Management Ag Tour
  • U.S. farm economy poised to decline
  • Survey Confirms Flattening in IA Farmland – LandOwner
  • Wine grape strategies improve Bien Nacido Vineyards
  • New Study Refutes Land Use Change Myth
  • In Memory – Pullman & Allibone
  • At heart of Congress’ farm bill debate – Kiplinger
  • Top Contributors on AgProLink
  • News and Updates from The Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XX - [September 10, 2013]

  • Have Land Values Peaked?
  • IL Farmland Values Rise Only Slightly First Half 2013
  • Index shows decline
  • Education Requirements for ARA and RPRA
  • Recognition of Long-Standing Members
  • 40 and 50 Year Memberships and Silver Plow Award Recipients to be Recognized
  • + You = Two! Register you spouse and/or guest today!
  • Leadership Institute Attendees Meet with Secretary Tom Vilsack in DC Yesterday
  • Animal Disease Tracebility Forum White Paper Released
  • News and Updates from The Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XIX - [August 27, 2013]

  • Unmanned helicopter puts farming up in the air
  • Effort to save bees being waged on several fronts
  • 2013 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Robert T. Fraley featured speaker at AgroNomics Vision 2014 – Register Now!
  • Would you drink GM wine?
  • New map shows plunge in Paso Robles groundwater levels
  • AgProLink Survey – Last Chance
  • News and Updates from The Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XVIII - [August 13, 2013]

  • USDA: U.S. Farm Real Estate Up 9.4% Annually
  • Food Safety Regulations Impact Growers & Farmers on Many Levels
  • Get Know How. Register Now for Reno Annual Meeting
  • National Education Alliance Elects Governing Body
  • Latest Version (3.0) of Web Soil Survey
  • CA Chapter Congratualates Newly Accredited – Prepares for Annual Convention
  • What You Need to Know if Your Recently Testified in Court
  • News from the Appraisal Foundation
  • In Memory of Donald C. Hardesty

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XVII - [July 30, 2013]

  • Brad Kelley, the farm boy with 1 million acres
  • How will massive amounts of sidelined money in the economy affect agriculture?
  • Thursday, August 1 Deadline for Awards Nominations
  • Fraley, Kohl & Conway – Speakers at AgroNomics
  • Leadership Institute Application Deadline – August 6
  • Where do you stand on the issues that affect you in your business?
  • Chapter Directors for Annual Meeting
  • Pay Your Dues Online
  • Donate to the Auction Today!
  • WY Chapter Fall Meeting
  • Un-Comfort Zone
  • Announcements from TAF

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XVI - [July 23, 2013]

  • $18,300 an-acre for East-Central Iowa Cropland
  • Farmland prices: How do today’s values differ from ‘bubbles’ of the past?
  • Scientists say new chemical will boost yields for drought-stressed crops
  • Last Call for Awards
  • Leadership Institute Application Deadline – August 6
  • Where do you stand on the issues that affect you in your business?
  • Official Notification – 2012-14 Executive Council Election Results
  • Chapter News – Washington Chapter Fall Meeting
  • Delta Water Summit in Fresno
  • AgGeorgia Hosts Courses for Timber and Rural Property Appraisal
  • Announcements from TAF

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XV - [July 10, 2013]

  • Muddling Today’s Land Reality
  • Another year to live with the ’08 farm bill?
  • USDA Boosts Projected 2013-crop Corn, Wheat Prices
  • Rabobank predicts fourth year of global sugar surplus
  • Who Inspires You? Nominate them today
  • The water that divides us: Part 1
  • Part 2: South Texas water crisis is drawing a line in the sand
  • Applications being accepted for Leadership Institute
  • Announcements from TAF

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XIV - [June 25, 2013]

  • House Fails to Pass Farm Bill
  • Farmland values still climbing, but pace slows
  • Non-farmers own most farmland
  • Who Inspires You? Nominate them Today
  • Brian Stockman Honored as “Association Executive of the Year”
  • 2013 Journal of the ASFMRA Published
  • News from the Appraisal Foundation
  • The Un-Comfort Zone by Robert Evans Wilson, Jr.

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XIII - [June 11, 2013]

  • Citrus Disease Ravaging Groves – The Ferguson AgReport
  • Drought not dampening U.S. milk production
  • Closing data gaps in environmental regulations
  • Wine grape drone flying over California vineyards
  • Who Inspires You? Nominate them Today
  • Is this the year to store or sell wheat?
  • News from the Appraisal Foundation
  • Where do you think farmland values are headed in the next 6 months
  • Southern Agricultural Cover Crops Workshop

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XII - [May 28, 2013]

  • Fed Bank Surveys Mark Transition to Stabilizing Land Market – LandOwner
  • 15 must-ask questions before buying farmland – American Bankers Association
  • Technology advances irrigation and drought management – Southwest Farm Press
  • Call for Nominations – 2013 Professional Manager of the Year
  • Colorado Chapter of the ASFMRA Hosts Student Social at CSU
  • New Listings on the ASFMRA Career Center
  • Chapter News
  • News from the Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue XI - [May 14, 2013]

  • Fed Bank Economists Warn “Wealth Effect” Decline in Land Values – LandOwner
  • Open data a treasure trove for world agriculture? Southwest Farm Press
  • Public lands ranching at issue in court battle over CA oysters – Agri-Pulse
  • Young Professionals Network Event at SEW
  • Welcome New Members
  • Testified in Court Lately? What You Need to Know
  • Chapter News
  • News from the Appraisal Foundation
  • Women in Agribusiness
  • Call for Papers

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue X - [April 30, 2013]

  • Farm land prices: A correction maybe, not a bursting bubble - Delta Farm Press
  • 870,000 acres of California almonds all-time record – Western Farm Press
  • YPN Communications Seminar, Networking & More!
  • ASFMRA is Successful and Growing
  • Relentless drought takes heavy toll for third straight year
  • In Memory of DeLoyd Quarberg
  • ASFMRA Joins AVE

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue IX - [April 23, 2013]

  • Rare Delta Farmland Auction Brings $17,544,00 – LandOwner
  • Sorghum expecting historical production increases – Agri-Pulse
  • YPN Presents to 285
  • Leonard Meador, AAC, Leads Tour at Blue Skies in Ghana
  • President Obama’s new ag initiatives? – Kiplinger Agriculture Letter
  • Renew & Pay Your Dues Online
  • Registration Open for Summer Ed Week  Download a brochure for Student Career Day.
  • Response to “A Wakeup Call for the Valuation Industry:  Is anybody listening?
  • Chapter News
  • In Memory – Charles L. Pilmer, AFM, ARA
  • News from the Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue VIII - [April 9, 2013]

  • A Wakeup Call for the Valuation Industry: Is Anybody Listening?
  • Corn Will Continue as King of U.S. Crops - The Kiplinger Agriculture Letter
  • Ag Indexes report positve sentiments about current conditions, negative outlooks about future
  • Iowa Farmland Posts Another Increase
  • N.D. Farmland  Posts Another Increase
  • Take the Poll and Join the discussion on LinkedIn – Four year degree requirement for appraisers
  • Welcome New Members
  • KC Conway, Chief Economist with Colliers International Confirmed for Annual Meeting
  • Communications Survey
  • Save the Date – Nov 14 for Ed Foundation Auction
  • Badtke will bring appraisal experience to DATCP Board
  • News from the Appraisal Foundation

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue VII - [March 26, 2013]

  • Two More “Good” Years; Then What? Leverage is the Key - LandOwner
  • Farmers will seed the most acres in over a decade – The Kiplinger Agriculture Letter
  • Appraiser Licensing & ASFMA Designation Change Coming in 2015
  • Prices Paid for IL Farmland Continue Upward Ascent
  • California Chapter Releases “Trends”
  • Chapter News
  • In Memory – Paul N. Craig
  • News from The Appraisal Foundation
  • Communications Survey
  • All Star Newsletter

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue VI - [March 12, 2013]

  • U.S. Ag importers will pocket more cash – Kiplinger
  • FAPRI baseline report:  corn prices drop, net farm income remains strong – Agri-Pulse
  • ASFMRA’s Ethics Requirement Update
  • Cost Approach for General Appraisers – Online!
  • Ag college enrollment up, but job gaps remain – Agri-Pulse
  • New AFM, Matthew Foos
  • Fred Greder appointed to Iowa Real Estate Appraiser Examining Board
  • Colorado Chapter Meeting & Education – April 11-12 in Ft. Collins
  • News from The Appraisal Foundation
  • 2013 National Land Conference – Land:  The Real Deal
  • FHA Webinar – 3/20/13
  • Beyond the Bean Magazine

ASFMRA Ag News – Vol. 8, Issue V - [February 26, 2013]

  • USDA’s Record Farm Income Forecast Bullish for Land Values - LandOwner
  • Crop Insurance to Take Top Billing – Kiplinger
  • U.S. meat exports racking up banner numbers as Japan eases restrictions
  • Concerns build over Western snowpack
  • Do You Know What to do After You’ve Testified in Court?
  • Welcome New Members
  • Ask the Expert -What to Expect from a Professional Farm Manager
  • Updated–Appraiser’s 2012 Guide to Green Building Now Available
  • Staffing Changes
  • Veteran Consultants Launch “GROW: The Family Business Advisors”
  • OUTLOOK 2013 – California’s Premiere Agribusiness Conference

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