Henry County Farm Owners & Operators Meeting

 Mt Pleasant, Iowa – ISU Extension and Outreach – Henry County is hosting a Farm Owners and Operators Meeting at the Henry County Extension Office in Mt. Pleasant (127 North Main Street) on Monday, December 5 from 8:00 am – 12:30pm. Breakfast will be served starting at 7:15 am.

We will be taking an in-depth look into the outlook for agriculture in 2023 as the agriculture community starts planning for next year. Speakers and topics for this meeting include:

  • Lee Schultz, ISU Associate Professor & Extension Livestock Economist, Economics
    • Livestock prices and profitability outlook
  • Bobby Martens– ISU Associate Professor, Extension Economist & Iowa Institute for Cooperatives

Endowed Economics Professor, Economics

    • Supply, demand and transportation issues affecting agriculture
  • Chad Hart– ISU Professor & Extension Economist and Crop Markets Specialist
    • Crop prices and production outlook
  • Kristine Tidgren– ISU Director, Center for Agricultural Law & Taxation, Dolezal Adjunct

Assistant Professor, Agricultural Education

    • Farm tax update for retired farmers and changes in Iowa inheritance taxes
  • Charles Brown– ISU Extension & Outreach Farm Management Specialist
    • Update on crop production costs and profitability analysis

The registration fee for this event is $40/person and pre-registration is required, as space is limited. Please contact the Henry County Extension Office at (319) 385-8126 to reserve your spot by November 29.