Irrigation Clinic in Staples Feb. 1 [UPDATED]Published 9:47am Monday, January 21, 2013 Updated 11:49am Monday, January 21, 2013
The Central Minnesota Irrigator’s Corporation (CMIC) will hold an Irrigation Clinic on Friday, Feb. 1, at the Town’s Edge Restaurant, Bar and Event Center in Staples.
This year’s clinic will feature a session entitled “The Changing Face of Risk Management” – we will explore some of the risks farmers encounter in marketing. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. with the program beginning at 9:15 a.m. and concluding by 1 p.m., followed by the CMIC Annual Meeting and door prizes.
Exhibitors will have booths for your viewing. New members are welcome to join the CMIC at the clinic. To become a CMIC member the fee is $20 which includes the lunch and newsletter to keep you up to date on the issues.
The Irrigation Clinic Educational Program will include:
• ‘The Changing Face of Risk Management’ Exploring the risks of marketing: Joe Burgard – Marketing Specialist with AgCountry Farm Credit Services
• Copper Theft Prevention and Security: Sheriff Joel L. Brott, Sherbrne County Sheriff’s Office, Todd County Sheriff’s Office and Chris Lilliquist, Service Manager with MN Valley Irrigation
• Farm Business Management: Overview of the program
Keith Olander, FBM Instructor, Central Lakes College
• Central Minnesota Irrigator’s Corporation (CMIC) 44th Annual Meeting
• Protecting Your Fertilizer Investment, Russ Overaas, Nutritional Account Manager with Rosen’s Inc MDA Update from Luke Stuewe, MDA Water Quality Advisor Irrigation Issues and Your Irrigation Associations, Alan Peterson, IAM President
• Irrigation and Water Management, Jerry Wright, U of MN Irrigation Engineer Resolutions and Election of New Board Members and IAM Directors
For more information please contact: Bob Schafer, Director, Central Lakes Ag and Energy Center and CMIC Educational Advisor; by phone at 1-218-894-5160 or by email at email@example.com.