Johnson to present “Crop Risk Management in Volatile Times” 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 17th at 7 p.m. to present this seminar titled “Crop Risk Management in Volatile Times.”

            Topics of interest will be: Weather & Price Outlook, Outside Markets and Speculative Investors, U.S. and Global Economies, Marketing Strategies & Tools, 2014 Government Farm Program Prospects.

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.

The meeting is free to MM Farm Bureau members and $10 for Associate and non-members. This meeting is sponsored by the McDonough and Hancock County Farm Bureaus, Citizens, a Division of Morton Community Bank, Country Financial Representative Brett Powell, First Bankers Trust, 1st Farm Credit Services and Haley Risk Protection and Agronomy Service.


If you are interested in attending the program please RSVP by June 14th  by contacting the McDonough County Farm Bureau office at 309-837-3350 or register by clicking HERE.