Cansler Keynotes Annual Conference for Tennessee Farm Bureau Presidents

“Tim Cansler’s behind the scenes Washington knowledge on agricultural and farm issues makes him an excellent choice for hearing the “rest of the story” about current Washington happenings. His agricultural and Farm Bureau background provide a solid foundation and understanding of the issues important to farmers.” Jeff Aiken President Tennessee Farm Bureau Federation Cansler Consulting,…

Buyers Interested in Production Agricultural Land

Cansler Consulting represents private and institutional buyers of agricultural land with a focus on purchases in the United States. Our buyers will purchase farmland with no improvements or turnkey operations that are fully integrated with all improvements, equipment, labor, etc. These include:

  • land and farms that are currently in operation,
  • farmers and land owners nearing retirement, and
  • operations that are financially distressed.

Buyers will purchase single properties as well as large portfolios.  Below are the types of property of interest:

Permanent Crop

Permanent Crop is currently the most desirable property for our clients.  Buyers will consider all permanent crop types for purchase including; strawberry, blueberry, apple, citrus, peaches, etc. as well as all nut types. …

Rural Hospitals:Headed Over the Fiscal Cliff?

The Next Step is a Doozy!

Given the U.S.’ $10 trillion debt, future federal budget austerity and the (2010) enactment (and recent Supreme Court decision about the tax provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA),) talk in Washington and around the country continues to focus on how to implement policy measures that avoid sending the U.S. over a “fiscal cliff“.

Clearly, in order to correct our current fiscal path, major policy changes will be needed to beneficial programs important to many Americans, including those living in rural areas. Among the top concerns are continuing and improving healthcare in rural areas where hospitals rely heavily on Medicare reimbursement rates. Medicare rates that cannot continue at current levels.

Benefits to Using a Lobbyist

Washington LobbyistMany different types of organizations can benefit from using a lobbyist to get their voice heard in government. From Non-Profit Organizations and Associations to large and small for-profit businesses, lobbyists can take your message to Congress and even local and state governments. Lobbyists enable organizations to draft legislation, develop strategies for new regulations, connect and stay informed, and proactively reach out to elected officials prior to new policies being drafted. …

Rural Development & The President’s Jobs Plan

Rural Development & rural healthcareDuring the President’s speech to a Joint Session of Congress on September 8, he said, “Every proposal I’ve laid out tonight is the kind that’s been supported by Democrats and Republicans in the past.”  Typically, the opposition party would be totally dismissive of such remarks, but with the U.S. economy on the ropes and a U.S. electorate demanding action to remedy it, that’s why many congressional Republicans cannot totally dismiss the remarks of the President.

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