Farmland owners and managers will learn the latest on farmland values along with ownership trends, the Chinese economy and U.S. trade, legal and income tax law changes and an overview of the new government farm program at a workshop on Friday, Feb. 15 at the Polk County ISU Extension office in Altoona.
Iowa Land Values & Ownership Trends by Wendong Zhang, ISU Economics Assistant Professor
Chinese Economy & U.S. Trade Update by Minghao Li, ISU Economics Post-Doc, CARD
Ag Law & Tax Updates for Farmland Owners by Kristine Tidgren, Director ISU Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation
New Government Farm Program Overview by Steve Johnson, Farm Management Specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach
The workshop starts at 9 a.m. with doors opening at 8:30 a.m. at the Polk County ISU Extension Office, 1625 Adventureland Drive, Suite A, in Altoona. The workshop will last until 3 p.m. with a catered lunch. Pre-registration is required on or before Tuesday, Feb. 12, at $35 per individual or $50 per couple, payable at the door. This fee includes all training material and a catered lunch. Seating is limited. Contact the Polk County Extension office at 515-957-5760 or firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register or to get more details.