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Quarterly Chapter News: Spring 2018

Upcoming Events 2018

Education Week: 
September 10-15 - Leadership Institute – Washington, DC
September 14 - West River Breakfast Meeting – Rapid City
September 15 - East River Breakfast Meeting – Sioux Falls
October 4 – Ag-Bio Career Fair – Brookings


Chapter Membership Update

We would like to welcome our newest Bluegrass Chapter members (since October 1, 2017):

  • Derrick Scott of Scott Appraisals in Paris, KY
  • Bret Cude of Farmers National in Gilbertsville, KY
  • Cori Green of Paul Moore Appraisal Services in Versailles, KY

Ben Bolinger was a prior KA Chapter member who switched his membership to the B.G. Chapter.  We have had no new KA Chapter members since last October. 

Summary of current members:
75 KA Chapter members
97 Bluegrass Chapter members – 9 Accredited / 88 Members
24 Associate; 6 Appraiser; 3 Farm Manager, 3 Retired, 1 Student, 1 Academic, & 24 Associate 


Winter Meeting

The Winter Meeting! Food, Fun, Information, and Great opportunity to get together.  David GaNun ASFMRA National President talked about the present and future opportunities of the society.  Tyler Mark Assistant Professor University of Kentucky Agricultural Economics.  Gave an update on the emerging hemp market in Kentucky.  He’s not just blowing smoke!   Jonathan Shepherd of the Kentucky Farm Business Management Association presented on the Kentucky farm financial situation.  Dr Todd D Davis; Assistant Extension Professor-Department of Agriculture Economics shared a wealth of information. Follow his Crops and Management Update: http://www.uky.edu/Ag/AgEcon/extmkt.php

Thank you all for joining us!