Recent wire service story headlines paint a sad picture for the farm economy.
Yet, the entire population depends on agriculture producers for every meal every day. Farmers must have financial security to continue feeding the world.
Advice and assistance for these servants’ solvency are to be presented at a Farm Profit Seminar in Baldwin City.
“This meeting coordinated by 580 WIBW Farm Department is at Heritage Tractor, 915 Industrial Park Road,” said Kelly Lenz, broadcaster.
Planned in cooperation with the Douglas County Extension Service, the seminar is free to the public compliments of sponsors.
Doors open at 5:30, with those sponsoring farm businesses having displays showing opportunities that are offered. The no-charge supper is at 6 o’clock, but reservations are required so there’s plenty to go around.
Program starts at 6:30, with David Schemm, state executive director of the Kansas Farm Service Agency, speaking. His presentation is titled “Kansas FSA: Helping You Provide Food, Feed, Fuel And Fiber To The World.”
Clarke Jackman, southeast Kansas regional vice president of Frontier Farm Credit, will review “Taking Control How To Set Your Operation Up For Success In Today’s World.”
“Just Shoot Up Here, One Of Us Has To Have Some Relief” is title for the discussion by Darrell Holaday of Country Futures at Frankfort.
Supper reservations should be made by calling the Douglas County Extension Office at 785-843-7058.
Sponsorships including agriculture radio advertising, live read recognition, program introduction and seminar display are also available by calling 785-228-7259.