Get Ready For 2012

Get Ready For 2012

Growing On corn meetings are slated for Nov. 30-Dec. 6. Learn about the 2012 market outlook, risk management and the new farm bill in meetings across Suoth Dakota.

The South Dakota Corn Growers Association is partnering with Farm Credit Services of America and South Dakota Corn Utilization Council to deliver a series of 2012 outlook and risk management meetings at several locations Nov. 3, Dec. 1, 2 and 6.

"Managing Crop Risks in Volatile Times" is the title of the presentation by Steve Johnson - Iowa State University, Farm and Ag Business Management Field Specialist

Johnson is an expert in marketing, risk management, decision tools and business planning. During the Growing On meetings he'll discuss

Crop market price and input cost outlook

Impact of U.S. and global economies

Influence of the outside markets and commodity fund investors

Use of crop insurance with marketing strategies and tools

Prospects for the 2012 farm bill

GrowingOn Part 1 will take place according to the following schedule:

Nov. 30: Aberdeen - Dakota Event Center at 11:30 am

Nov. 30: Watertown - Watertown Event Center at 5:30 pm

Dec. 1: Huron - Huron Events Center at 11:30 am

Dec. 1: Mitchell - MTI Technology Center at 6:00 pm

Dec 2: Yankton - National Field Armory at 10:00 am

Dec. 6: Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Convention Center at 5:30 pm

Source: South Dakota Corn Growers Association

Source: SD Corn

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