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2017-18 "Winning The Game" Workshops

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Launch & land Your 2017 Post-Harvest Marketing Plan

Practical advice to help farmers write and execute a post-harvest marketing plan.  Learn market signals that help in making marketing decisions after harvest. These workshops will be led an Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist and Iowa Farm Bureau's Commodity Services Manager. Pre-register below (to receive reminder e-mails) or register at the door.

Topics include:
• Write your post-harvest marketing plan
• Post-harvest exit strategies
• What is a “carry” and why it’s important
• Evaluate risk of storing unpriced crops

Moravia - 11/27/17
6:30 PM, Honey Creek Resort -12633 Resort Drive

COMPLETED


Sioux City - 12/04/17
8:30 AM, Woodbury County Extension - 4728 Southern Hills Drive

COMPLETED


Sheldon - 12/14/17
6:00 PM, Northwest Iowa Community College - 603 W Park St., Building C, Room 328

COMPLETED


Spirit Lake - 12/15/17
9:00 AM, Dickinson County Extension - 1600 15th Street

COMPLETED


Pocahontas - 12/18/17
9:00 AM, Location change: Expo Center, Pocahontas County Fairgrounds - 310 NE 1st St.

COMPLETED


Creston - 12/18/17
6:00 PM, Southwestern Community College - 1501 W. Townline St., Instructional Building, Room 180

COMPLETED


Ottumwa - 01/15/18
6:00 PM, Hotel Ottomwa - 107 East Second Street

COMPLETED


Nevada - 02/15/18
6:00 PM, Story County Extension - 220 H Ave.

COMPLETED

Don't see a workshop near you? Check back later for additional workshop locations or contact Iowa Farm Bureau Commodity Services Manager Ed Kordick at ekordick@ifbf.org.


Launch Your 2018 Pre-Harvest Marketing Plan

Getting the confidence to sell a crop before harvest can be key to long-term farm success. Learn pre-harvest selling using price & time objectives determined by the farmer. These workshops will be led by an Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist and Iowa Farm Bureau's Commodity Services Manager. Pre-register below (to receive reminder e-mails) or register at the door. 

Topics include:
• Useful seasonal price trends in crops
• Target dates in marketing plan
• Setting price objective ranges
• Learn marketing tools advantages

Gowrie - 12/14/17
9:30 AM, Heartland Bank Community Room - 1201 Market Street

completed

LeMars - 01/08/18
6:00 PM, Plymouth County Extension - 251 12th St S.E.

Completed

Marion - 01/11/18
8:30 AM, Hills Bank and Trust Company - 3204 7th Avenue

Completed

Washington - 01/12/18
8:30 AM, Hills Bank and Trust Company - 2481 Hwy 92 E. Washington

COMPLETED

Creston - 01/18/18
6:00 PM, Southwestern Community College - 1501 W. Townline St., Instructional Building, Room 180

COMPLETED

Sioux Rapids - 01/25/18
9:00 AM, Sioux Rapids Memorial Library - 215 2nd Street

COMPLETED

Hampton - 01/25/18
6:30 PM, Franklin County Farm Bureau

COMPLETED

Readlyn - 01/26/18
9:00 AM, The Watering Hole (formerly Center Inn)

COMPLETED

Calmar - 02/12/18
1:00 PM, NICC Dairy Center - 1527 Hwy. 150 South

COMPLETED

Dunlap - 02/22/18
12:00 PM, St. Patrick's Parish Center - 312 South 3rd St

COMPLETED

Algona - 02/26/18
1:00 PM, Knights of Columbus (KC) Hall - 1501 East Walnut Street

COMPLETED

Ogden - 03/5/18
8:30 AM, Ogden Community Center - 114 SW 8th Street

COMPLETED

Don't see a workshop near you? Check back later for additional workshop locations or contact Iowa Farm Bureau Commodity Service Manager Ed Kordick at  ekordick@ifbf.org.