Last Updated on January 30, 2017 by cassnetwork
KOKOMO, Ind. — Ivy Tech Community College is again partnering with Kokomo Grain to present five free seminars on relevant topics in agriculture. All sessions will be held at Ivy Tech’s Peru Instructional Site, 425 W. Main St., in Peru. The first session is set for Jan. 31.
Topics to be covered range from succession planning for family farms and other business issues to trucking rules and alternative energy for farms. Light refreshments will be served.
The schedule of sessions includes:
Succession Planning: Preserving the Family Farm
Jan. 31, 6 to 8 p.m.
Instructors: Ted Waggoner from Peterson, Waggoner and Perkins Law Firm, and Matt Foltz from Dobbs Legal Group, LLC
Trends in Farmland Values and Lease Terms
Feb 7, 6 to 8 p.m.
Instructor: F. Howard Halderman, president of Halderman Farm Management Service and Halderman Real Estate Services
Risk Management and Crop Insurance
Feb 14, 6 to 8 p.m.
Instructor: Mike Silver, senior grain merchandiser for Kokomo Grain Company
Trucking Rules and Regulations for Farmers
Feb 21, 6 to 8 p.m.
Instructor: Master Trooper Aaron Schaal, Indiana State Police, Commercial Vehicle Division
Alternative Energy on the Farm/Solar Panels
March 7, 6 to 8 p.m.
Instructor: Jim Straeter, Owner of Rochester New Holland Equipment
SOURCE: News release from Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region
Editor’s Note: This was originally posted on Jan. 16, 2017.