Market Outlook with Steve Johnson - Feb 8

Market Outlook with Dr. Steve Johnson February 8th at Lavender Crest

Dr. Steve Johnson, Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist from Iowa State University Extension, will be the featured speaker on Thursday February 8th at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona. Featured presentation and workshop “Developing Strategies and Utilizing Tools: Building a Crop Marketing Plan “ will be presented.   The evening will begin with a buffet dinner at 6:15 p.m., followed by an update from Gold Star FS Grain Merchandiser, Mike Schaver. Reservations must made by February 1 to guarantee a meal.

Steve serves as the Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist in Central Iowa for Iowa State University Extension.  He presents annually at more than 100 meetings, workshops, seminars, conferences and field events across the Midwest.  He holds BS and MS degrees from Iowa State University and his Ph.D. from Colorado State University.

Steve specializes in topics related to grain marketing, government farm programs, crop insurance and other risk management strategies.  He writes and trains on topics related to farm programs, grain production contracts, grain storage, farmland leasing and related crop income issues.  He contributes to articles featured in a variety of farm magazines, websites, e-newsletters and other print and electronic media.

Cost is $25.00 (if not pre-registered cost will be $30.00).  To make reservations, please call the Henry County Farm Bureau (309) 937-2411 or the Rock Island County Farm Bureau (309) 736-7432. 

The Market Outlook Series is sponsored by the Henry and Rock Island County Farm Bureaus.

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