Friday, June 22nd

Area farmers are invited to a grain marketing and risk management meeting Wednesday, Jan. 17, at the Melrose American Legion Hall, 303 N. Washington St., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Brian Beyer and Terri Rudie of Cargill will discuss the corn and soybean market outlook, providing an update of market forces – domestic and international, and market strategies for 2018.

Brenda Boetel of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls will discuss grain and livestock market conditions and outlook, and John Strohfus of Minnesota Hemp Farms will discuss considerations for those curious about marketing and the production of industrial hemp.

Compeer Financial will provide a brief update of 2018 crop insurance programs.

For more information, contact the Jackson County UW-Extension office at 715-284-4257.