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EM>August 23, 1996

Purdue ag outlook meetings scheduled across state

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Agricultural economists with the Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service will hold a series of statewide meetings for farmers and others who want to know what to expect for the 1997 crop and livestock markets.

The meetings, which begin Sept. 11, will feature an agricultural economics specialist reporting the results of a two-day intensive outlook meeting among the faculty of the Purdue Department of Agricultural Economics. Topics to be covered include prospects for the corn and soybean crops, land values and cash rents, long-term predictions for livestock markets and proposed marketing strategies for producers. Special attention will given to risk management strategies.

The September meetings are scheduled for 36 locations in Indiana, with additional meetings the first week of December for several southern Indiana counties.

The September schedule for the Purdue Agricultural Outlook Meetings is:

County Date Time Location

Adams 9/12 6 p.m. 4-H Fairgrounds

Allen 9/18 7:30 a.m. Richards Restaurant

Bartholomew 9/18 7:30 a.m. Shoney's Restaurant

Benton 9/12 7:30 a.m. 4-H Fairgrounds

Cass 9/17 7:30 a.m. Carousel Restaurant

Clay 9/12 7 a.m. Blue Bonnet Restaurant

Clinton 9/19 7:30 a.m. 4-H Building, Fairgrounds

Decatur 9/18 7 p.m. Decatur County Extension Office

Fayette 9/17 6:30 p.m. Miller Cafeteria

Franklin 9/19 7:30 a.m. Hearthstone Restaurant, Metamora

Fulton 9/17 7:30 a.m. Fulton County Fairgrounds

Grant 9/12 7:30 a.m. Jim Dandy's Restaurant, Marion

Greene 9/11 6:30 p.m. Greene County Extension Office

Hamilton 9/17 7 a.m. Hamilton County Fairgrounds

Hancock 9/12 7 a.m. Hancock County Fairgrounds

Howard 9/12 7:30 a.m. Shrine Club, Kokomo

Huntington 9/18 6:30 p.m. Huntington College

Johnson 9/19 8:30 a.m. Wright Building

Kosciusko 9/17 7 a.m. Shrine Building, Kosciusko Fairgrounds

Lagrange 9/16 7:30 p.m. Prairie Heights Vo Ag Room

Martin 9/19 6 p.m. Martin County 4-H Fairgrounds

Montgomery 9/12 7 a.m. 4-H Building

Newton 9/12 7:30 p.m. South Newton High School Cafeteria

Owen 9/12 7 a.m. Blue Bonnet Restaurant

Porter 9/10 Noon Pinney Purdue Farm

Posey 9/18 5 p.m. 4 mile south of Wadesville

Pulaski 9/16 7:30 a.m. 4-H Fairgrounds, Winamac

Rush 9/19 6:30 p.m. Root Building, Rush County Fairgrounds

Shelby 9/16 7 p.m. Shelby County Fairgrounds

Steuben 9/16 7:30 p.m. Prairie Heights Vo Ag Room

Sullivan 9/13 7 a.m. Sullivan City Park

Warrick 9/19 6:30 a.m. Schnur Farm, west of Warrick

Wayne 9/18 11:30 a.m. MCL Cafeteria, Richmond

Wells 9/13 7:30 a.m. Dutch Mill Restaurant, Bluffton

White 9/13 7:30 a.m. American Legion, Chalmers

Whitley 9/19 7:30 a.m. Whitley County Extension Office

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