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February 6, 2014

Purdue Extension to host series on farm law and taxes

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue Extension will offer three February programs covering selected topics on farm law and taxes, as well as business and estate planning.

The Farm Law and Taxes with Estate and Business Transfer Planning programs take place in February and will be presented by Gerry Harrison, Purdue Extension agricultural economist and member of the Indiana Bar Association.

The programs are intended for farmers and farmland owners. Indiana accountants, lawyers and insurance providers also are invited to attend and can receive continuing education credit of 5 or more hours. Members of the Kentucky Bar also can earn CLE credit by individual application.

Program sponsors are Purdue University Department of Agricultural Economics and the Purdue Extension offices in Harrison, Posey and Pike counties.

Program dates and cities:

* Feb. 19-20: 6:30-9:40 p.m. (EST) both days, Corydon.

* Feb. 20: from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (CST), Poseyville.

* Feb. 21: from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (EST), Petersburg.

Registration by Feb. 18 is required to attend any of the workshops. Registration forms with more information, including fees and program locations are available at www.agecon.purdue.edu/extension/programs/index.asp or by contacting the Purdue Extension offices in the host counties of Harrison, Posey and Pike. Forms and fees should be mailed to the Purdue Extension office of the host county.

For more information, contact Harrison at harrisog@purdue.edu; toll-free at 888-EXT-INFO (398-4636), ext. 44214; or directly at 765-494-4216. 

Writer: Emma Hopkins, 765-494-8402, hopkine@purdue.edu

Source: Gerry Harrison, 765-494-4216, harrisog@purdue.edu

Ag Communications: (765) 494-2722;
Keith Robinson, robins89@purdue.edu
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