2015 Ag Stewardship Conference Announced for February 6 in Overbrook
Lawrence, KS – Do you know the laws that apply to leasing land for cropping, hunting, or grazing? Have you planned properly for the future of your farm? Are you aware of the tax implication when passing your farm to the next generation?
Farmers and ranchers in east-central Kansas, especially in Douglas, Franklin, Osage, and Shawnee counties are encouraged to attend the 2015 Ag Stewardship conference. All producers in the area are invited, but a special invitation would include absentee landowners, new and beginning farmers, and small or specialty crops farmers.
The line-up of speakers is: Matt Unruh with the Kansas Water Office will present on the Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas, Art Barnaby with K-State University will give an overview of the 2014 Farm Bill, Mike Irvin with Kansas Farm Bureau will present on Agricultural Law updates, and Forrest Buhler with the Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service will present on Estate Planning for farm families.
The conference is free to all attendees and lunch will be provided. However, to arrange for conference materials and the meal, pre-registration is required before January 30, 2015, by contacting the Conservation District in Lyndon at 785-828-3458. SPACE IS LIMITED.
The one day conference will be held on Friday, February 6, 2015 at Grace Community Church, 310 East 8th Street (Highway 56), Overbrook, Kansas. The conference will start at 9:00 a.m., with registration at 8:30 a.m. Persons with disabilities who require accommodation to attend or participate in this event shall contact the Conservation District in Lyndon by January 30th.
The following sponsors and partners are making this event possible: WIBW 580 AM Radio, K-State Research and Extension, USDA Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Bureau, Conservation Districts, KOFO 1220 AM, Pomona WRAPS, Ag Choice, Ottawa Coop, KAWS, and Frontier Farm Credit. The four counties that planned this conference are Douglas, Franklin, Osage and Shawnee.