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As a farm manager or agricultural consultant, it can be challenging to continually enhance the value and production of your client’s farm. Join us at this day-long session to learn about some alternative management
strategies that may spark both ideas and action!Rick Brock, President and CEO, Brock and Associates
will share his insights on marketing commodities. There are more tools than ever that a manager can use to maximize your client’s revenue – find out about some of the grain marketing tools and tactics that you can use to benefit your clients.Bristi Cure, Senior Manager, Renewable Development at Invenergy
will provide information on how solar and wind energy might benefit your client’s farm and explain what her organization looks for when trying
to site renewable energy – would one of your client’s farms qualify? And, how might your client benefit?Craig A. Knickrehm, Partner with Walentine O’Toole, LLP
, will be providing his knowledge and expertise on farmlands in receivership. Agricultural lands in receivership often require some degree of cooperation or acquiescence
from the borrowers in order to inspect, market and ensure a smooth transition to any purchaser – what are the pitfalls and the opportunities?Kevin D. Gibson, Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology at Purdue University
will be providing his wisdom and insight on industrial hemp as a possible crop for growers in Indiana and the Midwest. Could this be an alternative crop to corn and/or soybeans? Is there a market for this product, what about inputs and seeds? What are the opportunities for your clients?