BV525 From Crops to Cattle: A Primer on Ag Business Valuation

Webinar Description

The objective of this webinar is to dissect the unique challenges presented and factors to consider when valuing an agricultural operation. Let’s explore the key quantitative metrics, cash flow components, and reconciliation of approaches needed to construct a robust and defensible work product. We will discuss cash crops, cattle, turkeys, and more.

Learning Outcomes

Upon webinar completion, the participant will be able to:

  • Analyze operations dealing in cash crops, turkeys, cattle, and more;
  • Identify key considerations required to construct a defensible valuation of an Ag operation; 
  • Develop an understanding of the unique nuances in valuing an agricultural operation; and
  • Conduct a meaningful conversation with Ag industry experts after learning key terminology.

Webinar Audience

Anyone interested in learning more about valuing agricultural operations. All are welcome!

Instructor Information

Jake Helwick | Adamy Valuation 

Jake Helwick is a Manager with Adamy Valuation. He specializes in valuation and financial advisory services relating to employee stock ownership plans; financial reporting; estate and gift tax reporting; economic damages; shareholder buyouts; management succession planning; corporate strategic planning; and other financial transactions across a breadth of industries. His background stems from former roles in an Analyst and a Senior Analyst capacity.

Prior to joining Adamy, Jake worked for a large Michigan-based bank as a Commercial Credit Analyst in a multi-year leadership development program. In this position, he was tasked with assessing credit risk and underwriting loans for real estate, commercial, and industrial purposes. He also previously served as a risk management intern for a well-known, global chemical company, and spent two years living abroad in Tokyo, Japan. Jake is a graduate of Grand Valley State University (GVSU) where he received a degree in accounting and finance.

Continuing Education

Review of this session recording will award 2 CE hour(s). 

CPE credit is not awarded for this pre-recorded offering.


From Crops to Cattle: A Primer on Ag Business Valuation
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