Economics of Your Farm Informational Women’s Seminar

Are you a landowner or a female farmer who would like to learn more about the economics of your farming operation? Plan to join us for an upcoming seminar set to take place at the Bureau County Farm Bureau on Wednesday, November 15.  The seminar will begin at 1:30 p.m.  Light snacks will be provided.
Plan to join us for our fifth annual Lady Landowner seminar. We have invited guest speakers to discuss important topics such as:
  • Mark Schleusener, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Census of Agriculture, what it tells us and why it’s important. He will focus on cash rent and other details on the census.
  • Justina Chlum, FSA & Erica Luft, NRCS- The USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) offers a wide variety of programs to assist farmers, ranchers and agricultural partners. They will highlight a few of these programs and benefits that could be of interest to female landowners and operators.  
  • Garrett Thalgott, Illinois Agricultural Association Attorney- Basics of farm leases and rental agreements. He will share information about the different types of rental agreements, the importance of those rental agreements, and much more.
  • All speakers will stick around to answer your questions!
This free seminar is being supported by AgriEnergy Resources, Ag View FS, Bureau County U of I Extension, Bureau County Farm Bureau, Bureau County Farm Service Agency, Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District, and USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Reservations are required by contacting the Bureau County Farm Bureau at (815) 875-6468.