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Briefcase: Feb. 23, 2019

February 23, 2019

Winter crop seminar set for March 5 in Joliet

Upcoming winter crop seminars are scheduled across the state to assist farmers on a variety of topics, including federal crop insurance offerings, using drones to provide an aerial view for crop monitoring, navigating the crop insurance claims process should devastation hit your farm and a market outlook on grain prices for 2019.

Country Financial, Illinois Farm Bureau and other organizations are teaming up for winter crop seminars and offering talks throughout Illinois to equip farmers and growers with information they need to make decisions for their operations.

One of the events will be held at 6 p.m. March 5 at the Will County Farm Bureau auditorium, 100 Manhattan Road in Joliet. A light meal will be served, followed by the seminar at 6:45 p.m.

The speakers are Doug Yoder, a Country Financial crop agency manager; and Loren Stoller, Country Financial crop claims adjuster. This seminar will include 2019 crop insurance and crop claims updates. Meeting contacts are Mark Schneidewind, 815-727-4811; Frank Forsythe, 815-478-5797; Larry Stephens, 815-436-8804; and Robert Bolser, 815-476-2884.

For additional scheduled seminars, go to CountryCrop.com.