Council Activities

FFSC Council Member Receives Top Ag Banking Award

Source: American Bankers Association news release WASHINGTON – The American Bankers Association today announced the recipient of its annual Blanchfield Award, the association’s premier award presented for significant contributions to agricultural banking. ABA will honor Steven Turner, an attorney with Baird Holm LLP, with the Blanchfield Award d at the

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Council Activities

Kent Meister Presented with Workhorse Award

FFSC Chief Financial Officer Kent Meister, at right in the photo above, was presented the Council’s WorkHorse Award during the annual meeting held in Annapolis, MD, July 27-29. The presentation was made by FFSC President Bill Rutter during the group’s luncheon on July 28. Meister was cited for ‘his commitment

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Council Activities

Reinhardt’s Election Highlights Leadership Changes

Kathy Reinhardt, CPA, has been elected president of the Farm Financial Standards Council. She owns and operates Reinhardt Farms with her husband, Ken, near Seaton, IL. Before being elected at the Council’s annual meeting held July 29 in Annapolis, MD, she had served as secretary/treasurer and then vice president of

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FFSC Leadership Team
Conferences

New Leadership and Member Recognitions Highlight Annual Meeting

A new leadership team stepped into its role for the coming year at the recent Farm Financial Standards Council annual meeting in Amarillo, Texas.  A number of members received special recognition. Jeff Bushey and Todd Doehring, co-chair’s of the Council’s Technical Committee, cited Kent Meister, Bloomington, IL, and Angela Chesley, Van

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FFSC Leadership Team
Council Activities

Raynor Heads Farm Financial Standards Council

Keith Raynor, CPA, a partner with TRP CPAs, Dunn, NC, seated, is elected new president of the Farm Financial Standards Council. He is surrounded by the new leadership team at the Council. Standing, from left, are: Brenda Duckworth, CPA, FFSC Vice President; Todd Doehring, Immediate Past President; and Bill Rutter,

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Council Activities

Committee / Director Realignments for Council

With the change in leadership at the Farm Financial Standards Council there have also been realignments in some committee chair activities. Shane Eloe, Dickinson & Clark CPAs, moves into the co-chair position for the Marketing Committee, a position he will share withDavid Olsen, Compeer Financial. Eloe replaces Brenda Duckworth, CPA,

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Conferences

Ag Finance Boot Camp: Sharpen Your Financial IQ

By Mike Wilson Ramping up your business skills makes sense any time, but especially now, with thin projected margins for agriculture. If you can spare a day, join us for the 2017 Farm Futures Ag Finance Boot Camp, taking place Jan. 18 at the Quad-Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf,

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Council Activities

Neiffer to Head Farm Financial Standards Council

Paul Neiffer (center) was elected to serve as 2015-16 president of the Farm Financial Standards Council during the organization’s annual conference held in July in Kennewick, WA. Neiffer is a principal with ClifftonLarsonAllen, LLP, in Kennewick. Neiffer is flanked to his right by Stephen Severe, CFO of Padlock Ranch, Ranchester,

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Conferences

2015 Conference in Review

Members of the Farm Financial Standards Council gathered in Kennewick, Washington, for their three-day annual conference. Check out our full summary, including photos, right here.

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Council Activities

FFSC News – September 2014

Check out the September 2014 issue of FFSC News. You can read about a council “membership” option, get details on a blog program at the Farm Futures website, and read about some of the great work being done by FFSC members. Download the September 2014 Issue

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