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Alabama Agriculture Outlook Meetings Planned

Alabama Agriculture Outlook Meetings Planned

AUBURN, Ala.—Alabama Extension will hold a series of Alabama Agriculture Outlook meetings across the state in January. Alabama Farm and Agribusiness Resource Management (FARM) professionals will update farmers, producers and agribusiness owners on the current situation of agriculture in the state as well as expectations for 2017.

The meetings will look at key elements of the state’s agriculture as well as provide information and guidance of business management and tax implications.

  • Row Crops Overview
  • Livestock Outlook
  • Trends for Horticulture
  • Benchmarking: Tools to Measure Production and Financial Performance
  • Opportunities in Tax Filing

Max Runge, FARM team leaders, says that multiple meetings are being held to make attendance easy.

Jan. 11                                      Sand Mountain Research and Extension Center, Crossville

Jan. 19                                      E.V. Smith Research and Extension Center, Shorter

Jan. 20                                      Shelby County Extension Office, Columbiana

Jan. 24                                      Black Belt Research and Extension Center, Marion Junction

Jan. 25                                      Gulf Coast Research and Extension Center, Fairhope

Jan. 30                                      Wiregrass Research and Extension Center, Headland

 

Registration begins at 8 a.m. at each location. A light breakfast will be served. Runge says the meetings will last about two and a half hours.

For more information or to RSVP, email farmoutlook@aces.edu.

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