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Illinois Farm Economics Summit – Peoria

Tuesday December 19, 2017 8:15 AM to 1:15 PM

University of Illinois Extension will present the 2017 Illinois Farm Economics Summit Tues., Dec. 19 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino near Peoria, IL.

The program runs from 8:15 a.m. to 1:10 p.m. and includes lunch. Speakers include members of the farmdoc team in the Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics the University of Illinois.

The event will address management decisions for farmers in the face of low grain prices and current economic conditions.

  • Topics on the agenda for the summits include:
  • Agricultural Commodity Price Outlook for 2018
  • What’s Up with Soybean Yields?
  • Farm Policy Review & Outlook for the 2018 Farm Bill
  • Financial Position of Illinois Farms: Where We are At & Where to From Here
  • Habits of Financially Resilient Farms
  • Crop Economics: Crop Choice and Rental Decisions

Cost to attend is $70 in advance or $75 at the door. You can save $5 by registering online. Click here to register or call Nancy Simpson (217) 244-9687.