The pre-harvest 2014 Farm Bill Program will be Monday, October 6 at the 4-H building on the Sac County Fairgrounds. It will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 11 a.m. Topics covered include: 2014 Farm Bill overview, "new" crop insurance programs & sign up, considerations for choosing insurance and more. Please register by contacting the Sac County Extension office at (712) 662-7131.
Join Gordon Bonnes, western Iowa representative for the CIRAS Government Contractingmarket research, to learn about finding markets and bid opportunities, maximizing small business advantages, developing qualifications and registrations, bidding, compliance issues and much more.
Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.