Achieving Farm Financial Health

  • 3/22/2018
  • Sterling, IL
  • Speaking
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Location

Smoked on 3rd
Directions
14 East 3rd Street
Sterling, IL 61081

CLA is proud to support the agribusiness industry by speaking at this event hosted by Stewart-Peterson Inc.

The focus will be on taking control of the financial side of your business, including: increasing your ability to make effective financial decisions, discovering strategies to manage risk and create opportunities, and gaining practical ways to immediately implement these strategies and tools on your operation.

Topics

  • What separates the strong performing operations from the poor ones?
    • Working capital — What it is and how much you need
    • Cost of production — Know your break-even costs
    • Machinery costs — Are you getting the most out of what you have?
  • How recent tax reform legislation affects farmers
    Learn how the changes might affect:
    • Equipment exchanges/trade ins
    • Estate taxes
    • Many other items
  • Powerful habits of the most effective marketers
    • Obstacles that keep you from marketing well
    • Why a holistic view of risk management can lead to better financial outcomes
    • The most important components of effective marketing

Speakers:

  • Greg Nickrent, Senior Relationship Manager, Agriculture Business Banking, BMO Harris Bank
  • Todd Etheridge, Principal, Agribusiness and Cooperatives, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
  • Brad Peterson, Regional Director of Sales, Southern Wisconsin and Illinois, Stewart-Peterson

Schedule

8 – 8:30 a.m. — Full breakfast
8:30 – 9:15 a.m. — What separates the strong performing operations from the poor ones?
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. — Break
9:30 – 10:15 a.m. — How recent tax reform legislation affects farmers
10:15 – 11 a.m. — Powerful habits of the most effective marketers
11 a.m. — Questions and wrap-up

Seating is limited. Please register by March 15, 2018.

Questions?

Contact Joanne Augustine at joanne.augustine@CLAconnect.com or Brad Peterson at bpeterson@stewart-peterson.com or 262-438-0325.