Kansas State University is hosting 15 educational meetings across the state as farmers face major decisions by the end of March under the new farm bill.
K-State agricultural economists Art Barnaby and Mykel Taylor will travel the state in January and February to provide information on commodity programs and changes to crop insurance. They will be joined by representatives from the Agriculture Department’s Farm Service Agency.
The first event is Monday in Wichita. It runs from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Sedgwick County extension office, at the corner of Ridge Road and 21st.
It will be the only meeting in the state at which the new cotton program will be discussed.
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Speakers at the meetings will discuss the factors and tools farmers can use to make decisions about their operations and participation the federal farm programs.
For information on the sessions and how to register, go to www.agmanager.info/events/FarmBill/