Johnson to present “2016 Crop Outlook: Looking Around the Corner” Program


Johnson, Steve


Dr. Steve Johnson, Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist from Iowa State University Extension will be at the Spoon River Outreach Center on Monday, June 20th at 7 p.m. to present his seminar titled “2016 Crop Outlook: Looking Around the Corner.”


Topics of interest will be:  Supply/Demand & Price Outlook, Planted Acreage & Weather Update, Old & New Crop Marketing Strategies & Tools and Storage, Basis & Cash Flow Issues.


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 June 17th by contacting the McDonough County Farm Bureau office at 309-837-3350 or clicking HERE.   The meeting is free to MM Farm Bureau members and $10 for Associate and non-members.

The meeting is sponsored by Brett Powell, Country Financial; Haley Risk Protection & Agronomy Services/AgriLogic; Fulton County Farm Bureau, McDonough County Farm Bureau and Western Grain Marketing.


Register HERE