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2018-19 "Winning The Game" Crop Marketing Workshops

Winning The Game

Farmers are invited to attend one of our FREE upcoming "Winning the Game" workshops for practical advice to help write and execute a post-harvest marketing plan. Learn market signals that help in making marketing decisions after harvest. These workshops will be led by Iowa Farm Bureau's Commodity Services Manager and an Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist. Register below right now (to receive reminder e-mails) or register at the door.

Topics: 

  • How to 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
  • Market simulation included at the workshop

Dates/Locations:

11/29/18 - Marion, IA

Hills Bank & Trust
3204 7th Ave., Marion  

8:30 am Light Breakfast, 9:00 am Workshop

Unlike the other seminars, this seminar does have an early registration deadline: November 26

Click here for directions.

Workshop completed


12/10/18 - Williamsburg, IA 

Iowa County Farm Bureau
212 W State St., Williamsburg 

6:30 pm Registration, 7:00 pm Workshop

Click here for directions.

Workshop completed


12/12/18 - Bancroft, IA

Summit Center
304 S Summit St., Bancroft

8:30 am Registration, 9:00 am Workshop 

Click here for directions.

Workshop completed


12/12/18 - Osage, IA

Cedar Valley Seminary Building
200 North 7th St., Osage

5:30 pm Registration, 6:30 pm Workshop

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Workshop completed


1/14/19 - Fairfield, IA 

Heartland Cooperative
2018 Nutmeg Avenue - Fairfield, IA 52556

6:00 pm registration and meal, 6:30 pm Workshop

Click here for directions.

Register now
For more information, contact Ed Kordick, ekordick@ifbf.org


LAUNCH YOUR 2019 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

Dates/Locations:

1/22/19 - Parkersburg, IA 

Legend Trail Golf Club
1403 IA-57, Parkersburg, IA 50665  

5:30 pm registration, 6:30 pm Workshop

Click here for directions.

Register now


3/4/19 - Sigourney, IA 

Keokuk County Extension Office
400 220th Ave, Sigourney, IA 52591  

6:30 pm registration, 7:00 pm Workshop

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Register now


3/5/19 - Monticello, IA 

Jones County Extension Office
800 N. Maple Street, Monticello IA 52310  

8:30 am registration, 9:00 am Workshop

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Register now


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.



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