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February 24, 2016  

Extension workshop addresses farm financial management

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Farm managers and producers are invited to attend a Purdue Extension workshop on making informed financial decisions in a challenging economic environment.

Speakers for “Managing for 2016 and Beyond” are Jim Mintert, Extension agricultural economist, and Bob Nielsen, Extension corn specialist. Mintert will offer guidance on making cash rent decisions, and Nielsen will discuss managing crop inputs while maintaining yields.

Sessions will be held throughout southern Indiana. The schedule:

* March 3, 1 p.m. CST: Vanderburgh County 4-H Center, 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Road, Evansville. For more information or to register, contact Amanda Mosiman, Warrick County Extension, at 812-897-6101 or

* March 3, 6 p.m. CST: Spencer County Youth and Community Center, 1101 E. County Road 800 N, Chrisney. Contact Nicholas Held, Spencer County Extension, at 812-254-8668 or

* March 4, 9 a.m. EST: Ponderosa Steakhouse, 5 Cumberland Drive, Washington. Contact Luis Santiago, Daviess County Extension, at 812-254-8668 or

The workshop is free, but registration is required by March 1.           

Writer: Emma Hopkins, 765-494-2384, 

Source: Kenneth Eck, 812-482-1782,

Agricultural Communications: (765) 494-2722;
Keith Robinson,
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