Breakout Sessions - Round 3

Breakout Sessions - Round 3 Iowa Farm Bureau Young Farmer Conference Breakout Session descriptions
A. When the Scale Tips… (Repeated)

Katie Dilse, Inspirational Speaker and North Dakota Farmer

B. Financial Management Strategies for Your Farming Operation (Repeated)
Angie Treptow, Regional Vice President, Farm Credit Services of America

C. Explore Livestock Opportunities (Repeated)
Aaron Steele, Co-Owner, Goats on The Go and Scott Sibbel, Niman Ranch farmer, Carroll County

D. In-Law or Out-Law… You Decide! (Repeated)
Rena Striegel, President, Transition Point Business Advisors

E. Cover Crops as Forage (Repeated)
Ben Albright, Calhoun County farmer and Meghan Filbert, Livestock Coordinator, Practical Farmers of Iowa

F. Agriculture in the Classroom: What You Can Do! (Repeated)
Cindy Hall, Education Program Manager, and Chrissy Rhodes, Education Program Coordinator, for Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation

G. Minimal Acre Farm Opportunities
Ronald & Vickie Arkema, Five Points Heritage Farm, Mahaska County; and Darrell & Malinda Geisler, Geisler Farms, Polk County Both the Arkemas and Geislers have a background of traditional agriculture, and both have moved into other types of agriculture production (beekeeping, produce, pumpkins, Christmas trees). Hear from two different operations on the highs and lows, the dos and don’ts of alternative agriculture.

H. Grain Marketing – A Practical Approach (Repeated)
James Holz, Greene County farmer

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