Extension News

Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference Celebrates 83 years

4/16/2010

Ames, Iowa--- The Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference (SMLVC) will celebrate its 83rd annual meeting on May 19, 2010 at the Scheman Building.  This one-day event is the longest running conference on the Iowa State University campus.  

The conference will provide updated information for farm managers, rural appraisers, real estate brokers, lenders and others who have an interest in Iowa farmland. Conference participants are eligible for six hours of continuing education credit for renewal of a real estate and broker's license. This conference also has been approved for six hours of continuing education for Iowa Appraisal License renewal.

This year the SMLVC will focus on the general economic conditions in the morning sessions and land transfer between generations in the afternoon sessions.  In addition, speakers will be providing updates on the grain markets, legislation of interest to landowners and the weather outlook.

For registration information and a conference agenda please visit: www.cepd.iastate.edu./events or call 515-294-6222. Registration is $90 on or before May 10, but registration is available up to the day of the event for an increased price of $100.

The ISU College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and ISU Extension sponsor the Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference.

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Contacts :
Michael Duffy, Extension Economist and Director of Beginning Farmer Center, 515-294-6160, mduffy@iastate.edu

Kassi Williams, Extension Communications and External Relations, 515-294-9915, kassi8@iastate.edu

Laura Sternweis, Extension Communications and External Relations, 515-294-0775, lsternwe@iastate.edu