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Altoona farmland owners workshop set

By Staff | Sep 4, 2015

ALTOONA – A farmland owners workshop is set from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 11, at the Polk County ISU Extension Office in Altoona.

The workshop will discuss improving soil conservation, nutrient management and soil health strategies.

Other topics and speakers include:

  • Landowners’ use of Big Data, presented by Encirca Services Manager Ken O’Brien, DuPont Pioneer.
  • Legal Update for Landowners, presented by Staff Attorney Kristine Tidgren, ISU Center for Ag Law and Taxation.
  • 2016 Farmland Lease Arrangements, presented by Farm Management Extension Specialist, Steve Johnson.

Cost is $35 per person or $50 per couple and includes lunch. The deadline to RSVP is Sept. 8.

Contact the Polk County Extension office at (515) 957-5760, email: nancyike@iastate.edu.

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