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ABC Webinar Series

The South Dakota Association of Cooperatives is partnering with the Iowa Institute for Cooperatives to bring a series of webinars to co-op Accountants, Bookkeepers, and Controllers, as well as and other interested management personnel. Topics will include: creating a more effective budgeting process, patronage, and ethics/remote work.10:00 –

11:30 a.m. CST via ZOOM
Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Other dates TBA

The cost per webinar is $30/participant

Wednesday, November 18 – Jim Knuth, Senior Vice President of Farm Credit Services of America, and Tanner Ehmke, Manager of the Knowledge Exchange Division for CoBank, will present an update on the economy in 2020 from the farmer’s perspective and how it affects the whole supply chain up to the co-op.

Wednesday, December 16 – Kristine Tidgren, Director at the Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation (CALT) will present updates on 199A and changes to 1099s, and discuss updates on current government programs related to COVID, such as the paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic security (CARES) Act.

Other webinars will be announced as details are finalized.

Continuing Professional Education Credits will be available for CPAs and PAs

Jim Knuth

Senior Vice President, Farm Credit Services of America

Jim has over 35 years of commercial and agricultural lending experience, leading the Iowa Retail Financial Division of Farm Credit Services of America (FCSA). Jim grew up on a beef cattle farm in central Iowa and attended Iowa state University where he played football for the Cyclones.

Tanner Ehmke

Manager, CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division

Tanner Ehmke works on market and industry research in sectors affecting the rural economy, including grain, biofuels and farm supply, animal protein, dairy, specialty crops, and power, energy, and water. Prior to joining CoBank in 2015, he marketed seed for his family’s seed company in western Kansas, where his family has farmed since 1885. He continues to maintain an active role in the farming operation today.

Kristine Tidgren

Director, Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation

Kristine is an adjunct assistant professor in the Agricultural education & Studies Department at Iowa state University and the director for the Center for Agricultural Law and taxation (CAST). Kristine’s work focuses on studying and interpreting laws impacting the agricultural industry, focusing on taxation. Since joining CALT in 2013, Kristine has written hundreds of articles to keep tax professionals, producers, and agribusiness professionals up to date about legal developments that could impact their orations.

To register, please send an email to office@sdac.coop indicating the webinar(s) in which you would like to participate.

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