Ag Land Management 1 (ALM1) | Education Week

Starts:  Jul 18, 2019 8:00 AM (CT)
Ends:  Jul 20, 2019 5:00 PM (CT)

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1002 Production Practices
Learning objective is to discuss various commodity production practices and enhance the manager/consultants understanding of production systems.


  • A look at traditional crop farms
  • Integrated livestock enterprises
  • Conservation tillage practices
  • Niche markets
  • Bi-energy is a subsidiary income for landowners

1003 Client Goals and Strategic Plan
Learning objective is to assist the manager/consultant in developing fact finding skills and organizing facts into a functional plan of operations meeting the client's goals.


  • Fully understand the capacity of your client(s)
  • Establish their mission and vision
  • Set up plans to accomplish goals
  • Document and record all appropriate details
  • Measure and monitor progress
  • Review and reevaluate at least annually

1004 Professionalism
Learning objective is to equip the manager/consultant with the tools needed to present and maintain a professional image and conduct while serving their clients.


  • Develop a professional image
  • Maintaining professional conduct
  • Putt your clients needs ahead of your own
  • Deal with difficult situations
  • Maintain a current skill set with continuing education

1005 Principles of Leasing
Learning objective is to discuss the various options for property leasing and to assist the manager/consultant with the skills to achieve that optimal owner/tenant relationship.


  • Create a lease that meets the goals of the stakeholders
  • Understand the legal requirements of a lease
  • Review current federal and state tax requirements

1006 Property Risk Assessment
Learning objective is to inform the manager/consultant of the potential risks that may be present on a client's property and how to identify them.


  • Determine who will do the risk assessment
  • Study the site with maps and aerial photos
  • Make a checklist of items to observe and verify
  • Evaluate the site for risks
  • Document and report your findings

1007 Conservation Practices
Learning objective is to provide understanding on various conservation programs and practices and the management responsibilities associated with them.


  • Conservation practices are good for the environment
  • Understand cost sharing
  • Review and reporting requirements
  • The cost of maintenance

1019 Risk Management Planning
Learning objective is to provide manager/consultants with the tools to optimize the marketing plan.


  • Commodity Market Planning
  • Study market behavior
  • Understand market tools
  • Make a written marketing plan
  • Protect financial needs

1024 Budgeting & Financial Statements


  • Enterprise Budgeting
  • Financial Statements
  • Nuts & Bolts of Farm Plan
  • Budgeting and Farm Plan Review

1025 Financial Ratios
Learning objective is to provide manager/consultants with the tools to understand the mechanics of financial ratios. Attendees will learn how to evaluate financial ratios and how to understand their significant.


  • Financial ratios are management tools
  • Be as accurate as possible with valuations
  • Update the reports at least annually

Contact Hours: 24 hours

Accreditation: This course is required for the AFM and the AAC

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