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Farm Bill workshops planned in northwest Iowa

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SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa — Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach is partnering with the USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to conduct 2018 Farm Bill workshops in northwest Iowa.

Workshops are offered:

Dec. 3: 9 a.m. to noon, Frontier Bank basement, 301 Main St., Rock Rapids. Pre-register to (712) 472-2576.

Dec. 10: 9 a.m. to noon, Hap Ketelsen Community Center, 203 N. Main St., Everly. Pre-register to (712) 262-2264.

Dec. 17: 5 to 8 p.m., Northwest Iowa Community College Building A, Room 119, 603 W. Park St., Sheldon. Pre-register to (712) 957-5045.

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Attendees will learn about the program election and enrollment process, as well as discuss farm stress management and financial decision-making.

“These meetings are designed to help producers, landlords and other agri-business professionals with a discussion of farm operation strategies, including the 2018 Farm Bill election and enrollment process, the ARC/PLC analyzer tools that are available to them, and farm financial trends and stress management issues,” said Gary Wright, Farm Business Management Specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach.

There is no fee to attend. However, pre-registrations are requested to better manage the availability of materials and resources.

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