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2014 SEW

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

Summer Education Week 2014
July 13 – July 17, 2014
Des Moines, IA


We don’t need to tell you about the outstanding education or the unrivalled networking. We don’t need to tell you that you’ll have a great time either. But we do want to tell you that you won’t want to miss it!

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2014 Schedule coming Soon!

Hotel Information

Embassy Suites Hotel Des Moines Downtown
101 E. Locust Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Room Rate: $139 Single/Double – Includes complimentary breakfast and the Manager’s Reception each evening.

Group Code: ASF
Block Release Date: June 18, 2014.


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For Managers and Consultants

  • Courses:
    • Ag Land Management 1
    • Ag Land Management 2
    • Ag Land Management 3
  • Seminars
    • Lease Negotiations and Food Quality
    • Water Issues, Quality, Markets, Subsurface Drainage and Pivot Irrigation
    • Legal Issues  – Roger McEowen, ISU
      Marketing and Forecasting- ProFarmer

For Appraisers

  • Courses:
    • Cost Approach for General Appraisers – A301
    • Basic Appraisal Principles – A101
    • Basic Appraisal Procedures – A102
  • Seminars
    • Key Elements of Grain Elevator Valuation
    • Introduction to Commercial Greenhouse Appraisals
    • Introduction to the Valuation of Permanent Plantings

Joint Education

  • ASFMRA Best in Business Ethics

Networking & Activities

  • Instructor Workshop
  • Career Day – Finding a Great Professional Career in Rural America – Sunday
  • Young Professional Meeting – Sunday
  • Monday Lunch – Sponsored by Bayer CropScience
  • Monday Dinner – Sponsored by Monsanto
  • Tuesday Dinner – Sponsored by DuPont Pioneer