Wind Turbine Informational Meeting

Paul Kassel, Extension Field Agronomist
kassel@iastate.edu, (712) 262-2264
 
Angie Strohman, Program Coordinator Palo Alto County
2008 10th Street Emmetsburg, IA 50536
712-852-2865, angies@iastate.edu
 
Bonnie Dalager | Clay County Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Clay County Executive Director, 110 West 4th Street #100, Spencer, IA 51301
bdalager@iastate.edu, 712-262-2264 x11

 
Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach and Clay County Extension and Outreach is hosting an informational meeting regarding the wind turbine contracts several area landowners have been presented with recently.
 
Roger McEowen, Professor of Agricultural Law and Taxation at Washburn University Law and Tax Director, Midwest Region, Agribusiness and Cooperatives, CliftonLarsonAllen West Des Moines, IA will speak to landowners regarding the legal issues associated with the wind energy contracts. Prof. McEowen has analyzed wind energy contracts for over 20 years, and will provide guidance to attendees based on his experiences, specifically for the landowners considering the contracts, and those interested in the developments. Prof. McEowen will not be providing his legal opinion regarding the contracts, rather he will going through the contracts to help patrons better understand the document. Roger will also make sure landowners understand the legalities of what they are signing. ISU Extension & Outreach strives to provide unbiased, third party information regarding current issues in our counties. This meeting is for informational purpose only.
 
The meeting will take place on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. There will be two location for this meeting. The morning session will be at the VFW in Emmetsburg, IA from 10am to 12pm. Call Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach to register 712-852-2865.
 
The afternoon session will be in Spencer at the Spencer School Administration building from 2 to 4pm. Call Clay County Extension and Outreach to register 712-262-2264. We ask that you please call ahead to the County Extension and Outreach reach Office to let them know you will be attending so we have enough materials available that day.
 
These meetings are being sponsored by Farm Credit Services of America and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Palo Alto and Clay Counties.

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