Seminar - Opportunities Abound: A Toolbox for Beginning Farmers
Colin Johnson, Iowa State University; Dr. William Edwards, Iowa State University
3:00 PM -
Hy-Vee Hall, lower level, rooms 107 & 108
There are many opportunities for a young person to establish themselves in the Iowa pork industry. From niche and contract production to transitioning current enterprises to the next generation, we will explore the resources and tools available to make this a reality. Colin Johnson, a swine extension specialist with Iowa State University, will discuss options to help young farmers develop skills to manage finances, legal issues, management, technical production, sustainability, and much more. Find out how you can get started to become a part of our industry.