Johnson to present “2015 Crop Outlook & Analyzing ARC PLC Decisions” Program


Steve Johnson


Dr. Steve Johnson, Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist from Iowa State University Extension will be at the Spoon River Outreach Center on Monday, November 24th at noon to present his seminar titled “2015 Crop Outlook & Analyzing ARC PLC Decisions.”


Topics of interest will be: Crop Price Outlook, Marketing Strategies & Tools, ARC PLC Update, Election and Enrollment Decisions and Utilizing the Farm Bill Toolbox.


Steve serves as the Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist in Central Iowa for Iowa State University Extension.  He presents annually at more than 100 meetings, workshops, seminars, conferences and field events across the Midwest.  He holds BS and MS degrees from Iowa State University and his Ph.D. from Colorado State University.


Steve specializes in topics related to grain marketing, government farm programs, crop insurance and other risk management strategies.  He writes and trains on topics related to farm programs, grain production contracts, grain storage, farmland leasing and related crop income issues.  He contributes to articles featured in a variety of farm magazines, websites, e-newsletters and other    print and electronic media.

If you are interested in attending the program please RSVP by November 20th by contacting the McDonough County Farm Bureau office at 309-837-3350 or via the website.  The meeting is free to MM Farm Bureau members and $10 for Associate and non-members. Lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m., and the meeting will follow at noon.

This meeting is sponsored by the McDonough County Farm Bureaus, Country Financial Representative Brett Powell, Haley Risk Protection and Agronomy Service and First Bankers Trust.

            Click HERE to register!