Agricultural Lending Institute set for June 16-20
The Agricultural Lending Institute scheduled for June 16-20 at the Craig School of Business, California State University, Fresno, is advertised as a seminar designed for agricultural lending professionals, accountants, attorneys, farm managers and rural appraisers.
The institute/seminar is an annual program taught by the university. It is divided into first year and second year programming. It isn’t a cheap school, but it has value to many professionals associated with agriculture finance. The cost is $1,750.
“The ever-changing face of agribusiness poses increasing challenges for lenders, farm managers and agricultural consultants. These challenges bring opportunities for professionals who seek to reach a distinguished level of competency and leadership. It is ALI’s goal to develop effective leaders in agricultural finance,” the seminar announcement notes.
Presentations and courses on the first year program include:
- U.S. and Agricultural Outlook 2014—Rosy Time or Rocky Road?
- Integrated Approach to Financial Statement Analysis
- Key Financial Performance Indicators by Agricultural Sector
- Farm Boys and Farm Toys: A Recipe for Debt?
- A Framework for Business Analysis I & II
- Crop Inspection Techniques
- Crop Budgeting Tools and Techniques
- Trends in Agricultural Land Values
Registration can be completed online at www.aglendinginstitute.org.
- Critics of Dow herbicide sue U.S. EPA over approval
- Survey shows big data use increasing
- Partnership to collaborate on bio-stimulants
- DuPont Pioneer celebrates production expansion in Ontario
- No-till may not bring hoped-for boost in global crop yields
- Crop markets moved mostly higher again Thursday night
- How much corn can the ethanol industry use?
- Economist: Taxing P could reduce risk of algal blooms
- Commentary: Government wants farmers to quit farming
- Ag markets made a generally mixed showing Thursday night
- What is the relationship between maturity group, yield?
- Commentary: Ambulance-chaser lawyers take on Syngenta