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AgCredit hosting farm planning meeting

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

9:45-10:00           Break

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

2:00-2:15              Break

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 kheffelfinger@agcredit.net.