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Winter Crop Update Meetings Scheduled

On Wednesday, January 8th, County Farm Bureaus in the area will team up with COUNTRY Financial to offer Farm Bill and Crop Insurance Update seminars.   Two locations will host identical seminars for your convenience. Feel free to choose the best location for your schedule.


9:00 a.m. Bureau County Metro Center, 837 Park Avenue West, Princeton

2:00 p.m. Henry County Farm Bureau, 128 N Prospect Street, Cambridge


Doug Yoder, COUNTRY Financial Crop Agency Manager will cover Crop Insurance Updates you need to know for the 2020 growing season.  Krista Swanson from FarmDoc will present updated information on the Farm Bill. Finally, Justina Chlum, Bureau County FSA Director, and Erika Luft, NRCS District Conservationist will be on hand in Princeton to share the most local updates on Farm and Conservation Programs. 


Reservations are appreciated by January 2nd in order to accommodate seating.  Call the Bureau County Farm Bureau at (815) 875-6468 or the Henry County Farm Bureau at (309) 937-2411 reserve your seat today.