Get the Latest in Agriculture Trends to Increase Farm Profits

January 8, 2010

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio – Farmers looking to capitalize on financial, environmental and marketing trends to increase their farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension "Future Trends for Profitability in Agriculture" workshop on Feb. 9.

 

The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. at the Wyandot County Fairgrounds Masters Building, 10171 State Hwy. 53 N, Upper Sandusky. Registration before Jan. 29 is $35 per person. After Jan. 29, registration is $45 per person.

The workshop is sponsored by OSU Extension, Ag Credit Country Mortgages, Farm Credit Services, Silveus Insurance Group and Ohio Farm Bureau.

Topics include the 10 Best Farm Management Practices; Peer Advisory Groups and Alternative Business Arrangements; Profiting from Ecosystem Services: A Review of Opportunities in New and Emerging Environmental Markets; and Adding Value to Your Crop: Ideas for Specialty Markets and Commodity Markets.

Speakers include OSU Extension educator Chris Bruynis, Texas A&M Extension economist Danny Klinefelter, Ohio State agricultural economist Brent Sohngen, and Purdue University Extension grain marketing specialist Corinne Alexander.

For more information, contact Chris Bruynis at 419-294-4931 or e-mail bruynis.1@osu.edu.

 

Author(s): 
Candace Pollock
Source(s): 
Chris Bruynis