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The 2014 Farm Futures Ag Finance Boot Camp
Hilton Ballpark hotel
1 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102


Check out the links below for PowerPoint presentations from the 2014 Event!

Introduction to Farm Financial Standards Council Jim Kelm, Farm Financial Standards Council, Kelm Management Dairy Business Consulting

Why financial recordkeeping for agriculture is more than cash-basis accounting
Presenter: Paul Neiffer, principle, AgriBusiness Group, CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Understanding the balance sheet, income statement, statement of cash flows, and statement of owners equity
Presenters: Lance Fulton, chief accounting officer, Foreland Ag, LLC Stephen Severe, CFO, Padlock Ranch Company
The Balance Sheet - Fulton
Practical Accounting Applications - Severe

Should leasing be a consideration? Teresa Garside, Director, Market Development Ag & Turf, John Deere Financial

Principles of ag accounting for decision-making
Presenters: Paul Neiffer moderates, with Eric Edwards,senior vice president, NBH Agribusiness Banking Group (banker perspective)
Understanding Financial Statements - Neiffer
Financial Ratios - Neiffer
Applying FFSC Measures to Your Business - Neiffer
Bank Lending Decisions - Edwards

Risk Management from a Lender's Perspective - Steve Witges, Farm Credit Illinois

Panel discussion: Key financial questions for farmer/ranchers
Presenters: Jim Kelm, moderator, consultant, Kelm Management Dairy Business Consulting; Lance Fulton, chief accounting officer, Foreland Ag LLC; Julie Strain; and Dwight Raab, Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Director.