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Farm Bureau plans Lady Landowners seminar

Published: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 1:26 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau will hold the first Bureau County Lady Landowner seminar at 10 a.m. March 14. A lunch will close the program.

Guest speakers for the event are Timothy Harris, executive manager with Capital Ag Property Services, and Gary Schnitkey, Extension specialist, farm management, University of Illinois Extension. Topics to be covered are: Types of leases; what a landowner should have in a lease; what a landowner should do to maintain relationships with farmers; an outlook of where the industry is and where it is going; calendar of when information should be presented to farmers; and a question session.

This free seminar is being co-sponsored by AgriEnergy Resources, Bureau County University of Illinois Extension, Bureau County Farm Bureau, Bureau County Farm Service Agency, Bureau County Soil and Water District and Bureau County Natural Resources Conservation Service. Reservations are required. To make a reservation, contact the Bureau County Farm Bureau at 815-875-6468 by March 7.

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