AgCredit will be hosting a free workshop, Moving Your Farm Forward, on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. The featured speaker for the meeting is Mike Boehlje, Agricultural Economist from Purdue University. This event has a full agenda covering useful topics for young, beginning, small and experienced farmers.
8:30-9:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00-9:45 Bruce Clevenger, OSU Extension | Farm Records – The Good, the Bad & the Ugly
10:00-12:00 Featured Speaker – Mike Boehlje | Where Is Ag Headed and How Will We Get There?
12:00-12:30 Lunch (provided)
12:30-2:00 Featured Speaker – Continued
2:15-3:15 Farming Outside the Box (15 minute presentations on alternative agriculture opportunities: contract swine barns, wind energy, solar energy, farm markets, CSAs & home delivered food services)
3:15-4:00 Panel discussion on the above topics
4:00 Wrap up & adjourn
The event will be held at the Leipsic Community Center, 120 E. Main St., Leipsic, OH 45856. Please RSVP by Nov. 30 to the Van Wert office at 419-238-6838 or firstname.lastname@example.org.