Farm Profitability Speakers Set For Emporia Seminar

Answers to agriculture questions for developing plans to improve record book margins are on tap for Emporia. ​

“The second in this year’s series of Farm Profit Seminars is scheduled for Wednesday evening, February 19th,” announced Greg Akagi. ​

Alan Maxwell

Sponsored by the 580 WIBW Farm Department, which Akagi serves as director, PrairieLand Partners John Deere will host the program. ​

In their location west of Emporia at 17444 County Road F, the complimentary supper with reservations begins at 6 o’clock. The Lyon County Extension Service through Kansas State University has been assisting with organizing and planning.​

Nearly two dozen seminar sponsors will have booths displaying their products and services for farmers and stockmen to tour when the shop doors open at 5:30. ​

Roger McEowen

Informational and entertaining agriculture speakers as coordinated by Akagi begin their presentations at 6:30.​

“It Is What It Is” has been given as title for Alan Maxwell’s look at “how farmers can position operations for success in the current environment.” He is a financial services officer for Frontier Farm Credit.​

Darrell Holaday

Regular 580 WIBW Ag Roundup guest Roger McEowen is to review current issues in agricultural law and taxation. A professor in the Washburn University School of Law, he also does work for the Kansas Farm Bureau.​

Always anticipated highlight of the seminars will be a presentation by Darrell Holaday of Country Futures at Frankfort titled “Trekking Through The Market Maze.”​

To make sure nobody goes away hungry, supper reservations are required by calling 620-341-3220, or email [email protected] or [email protected].​

Sponsorships are available featuring radio commercials, recognition, posters, displays and more by contacting Frank Buchman at 785-228-7259 or [email protected].​

The first seminar was at St. Marys earlier in the month with additional sessions are scheduled at Holton, March 4, and Garnett, March 18.​