The Agricultural Act of 2014 requires producers to make informed decisions regarding commodities and crop insurance. K-State Research and Extension is teaming with sponsors to bring 15 educational meetings to Kansans across the state in January and February.
Agricultural economists Art Barnaby and Mykel Taylor will travel the state to provide information on commodity programs and the economic tradeoffs between the options, as well as major changes to crop insurance. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency also will discuss commodity program procedures at the half-day meetings.
Ford County has been chosen as one of the locations to host a farm bill meeting. Slated to take place January 29 at the Maguouirk Conference Center, 4100 W Comanche, in Dodge City. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Registration begins at 1:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the Ford County Extension Office, and with meeting sponsors Parker Haskins Insurance and Keller Leopold Insurance. To ensure your seat, be sure to call in and register with the Ford County Extension office at 620-227-4542. You will need your name on the registration list guarantee your seat.