Producers invited to reserve spot at 2015 Ag Stewardship Conference in Overbrook

Do you know the laws that apply to leasing land for cropping, hunting, or grazing? Have you planned properly for the future of your farm? Are you aware of the tax implication when passing your farm to the next generation?

Farmers and ranchers in east-central Kansas, especially in Douglas, Franklin, Osage, and Shawnee counties are encouraged to attend the 2015 Ag Stewardship conference, Feb. 6. All producers in the area are invited, but a special invitation is made to absentee landowners, new and beginning farmers, and small or specialty crops farmers.

The lineup of speakers includes:

  • Matt Unruh, Kansas Water Office, will present on the Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas.
  • Art Barnaby, Kansas State University, will give an overview of the 2014 Farm Bill.
  • Mike Irvin, Kansas Farm Bureau, will present on agricultural law updates.
  • Forrest Buhler, Kansas Agricultural Mediation Service, will present on estate planning for farm families.

The conference is free to all attendees and lunch will be provided. However, to arrange for conference materials and the meal, registration is required before Jan. 30 by contacting the Osage County Conservation District, in Lyndon, at 785-828-3458. Space is limited.

The one-day conference will start at 9 a.m., with registration at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Grace Community Church, 310 E. Eighth St. (Highway 56), Overbrook.

Sponsors and partners of the conference include WIBW 580 AM Radio, K-State Research and Extension, USDA Farm Service Agency and Natural Resources Conservation Service, Farm Bureau, Conservation Districts, KOFO 1220 AM, Pomona WRAPS, Ag Choice, Ottawa Coop, KAWS, and Frontier Farm Credit.

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