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Landownership workshop offered

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Non-operator land owners, and those considering purchasing farmland, are invited to a workshop about the financial aspects of land ownership from 9 a.m. to 3:50 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Best Western-Ramkota Hotel, 3200 W. Maple St., Sioux Falls. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Workshop topics include: key indicators for commodity price direction; the profit potential of alternative lease types; the formula to manage a cash rent lease; the impact of the new Farm Bill; and profit opportunities for the future.

Farmers National Company, the largest farm management company in the U.S., is hosting the 2008 Landowner Workshop. Farmers National Company has provided workshop opportunities for nonoperator landowners for more than 30 years.

Clients of Farmers National Company and their children can attend the workshop at no cost. There is a fee for all others. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

For more information or to register, call 1-800-346-2650 or visit