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Farm Bill webinar is Thursday

Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 11:58 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, March 7, 2014 12:05 p.m. CDT

The Bureau-LaSalle-Marshall-Putnam Unit of the University of Illinois Extension will host a Farm Bill update webinar from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday. The Extension will host live viewings in each of its unit offices located in Henry, Ottawa and Princeton. Anyone interested in getting more information about the 2014 Farm Bill is welcome to attend.

This informative webinar will be led by Jonathan Coppess, clinical assistant professor of law and policy at the University of Illinois. This webinar will discuss the commodity program choices available in Title I of the 2014 Farm Bill. Producers are asked to review the current updates that have been posted on the University of Illinois FarmDoc website, farmdocdaily.illinois.edu. These articles will give a background on the 2014 Farm Bill information.

The webinar is being offered as a statewide webinar. It can be viewed locally at the Bureau County Extension Office, Becker Professional Building, 850 Thompson St., Princeton; LaSalle County Extension Office, 1689 N. 31st Road, Suite 2, Ottawa; and Marshall-Putnam Extension Office, 509 Front St., Suite 4, Henry.

There is no fee to attend this webinar. To register, call 309-364-2356.

For more information, call University of Illinois Extension, Bureau-LaSalle-Marshall-Putnam Unit at 309-364-2356 and ask for Daryle Wragge or Jordan Ellena.

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