Johnson to present “Crop Market Outlook: Strategies, Tools & The New Farm 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, June 23rd at 7 p.m. to present his seminar titled

“Crop Market Outlook: Strategies, Tools & The New Farm Program.”


Topics of interest will be: Crop Price Outlook, Use of Strategies & Tools, ARC vs PLC Overview, Base Acreage Reallocation & Enrollment Strategies.


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 20 by contacting the McDonough County Farm Bureau office at 309-837-3350 or via the website at  The meeting is free to MM Farm Bureau members and $10 for Associate and non-members.

This meeting is sponsored by the McDonough County Farm Bureau; Country Financial, Brett Powell; Citizens, A Division of Morton Community Bank, and Haley Risk Protection and Agronomy Service and First Bankers Trust.

Click HERE to register!