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New opportunities for last-minute Farm Bill cramming


LITTLE ROCK – A chronological listing of upcoming Farm Bill workshops and webinars presented by the Cooperative Extension Service and the Farm Service Agency.

 

Feb. 4, 9 a.m.: WEBINAR - 2014 Peanut Farm Bill Program

Registration link: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/78362882a7ccd0f2dc2040ba88984b7b

  • Nathan Smith, professor, University of Georgia Agricultural and Applied Economics

Feb. 4, 9 a.m.: Colt, Mike’s Restaurant. Decision Aid workshop.
Making Decision for the 2014 Farm Bill, Generic Base, STAX Contact: Archie Flanders (870) 526-2199.        

Feb. 4, 5:30 p.m.: Lonoke, Lonoke Community Center, In-person demonstration of Farm Bill decision aid with co-developer James Richardson, Texas A&M. 

Feb. 5, 9 a.m.: WEBINAR - 2014 Farm Bill Decision Aid Training & Crop Insurance - Stacked Income Protection Plan (STAX) for Upland Cotton
Registration link: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/c6ed14053234bd3e4ac87b605f06faf5

  • James W. Richardson, regents professor & AgriLife Research senior faculty fellow, co-director Agricultural and Food Policy Center Department of Agricultural Economics, Texas A&M University
  • Larry McMaster, USDA-Risk Management Agency, Jackson Regional Office

 Feb. 5, 2 p.m.: Stuttgart, Grand Prairie Center. Decision aid demo with James W. Richardson, co-developer, Texas A&M University

Feb. 6, 8 a.m.: Jonesboro, NE Arkansas Fairgrounds. Decision aid demo with James W. Richardson, co-developer, Texas A&M University

Feb. 6, 8 a.m.: Lawrence & Randolph Counties Agri Appreciation Expo 2015, Sloan-Hendrix Gym, Imboden  
Contact:  Mike Andrews (870) 892-4504 and Herb Ginn (870) 866-3741

Feb. 6, 12 p.m. (noon): Newport, ASU-Newport, In-person demonstration of Farm Bill decision aid with co-developer James Richardson, Texas A&M.

Feb. 9 a.m.: Keiser, Northeast Research and Extension Center. Farm Bill and Commodity Marketing Strategies.  Archie Flanders and Scott Stiles presenting.  Contact:  Ray Benson (870) 762-2075

Feb. 9, 8:30 a.m.: Lonoke, Lonoke Extension Office.  Decision Aid workshop.
Contacts:  Jeff Welch jwelch@uaex.edu, (501) 676-3124; Sherry.West@ar.usda.gov; Brad Watkins (870) 673-2661 and Bobby Coats (501) 671-2195. 

Feb. 10, 9 a.m.: WEBINAR - Crop Insurance – Basic Overview of Row Crop Options
Registration link:  https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/08d18f5da54cbbfe7510d14dfea9e911

  • Larry McMaster, USDA-Risk Management Agency, Jackson Regional Office

Feb.  10, 2 p.m.: Clarendon, Farm Bureau Building.
Contact:  Van Banks (870) 747-3397

 Feb. 11, 9 a.m.: WEBINAR - Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP)
Registration link: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/a1760071616b80137c24e00bf0acd2b8

  • Tony Franco, chief of Farm Programs, Arkansas Farm Service Agency

 Feb. 12, 8:30 a.m.: Trumann, Dixie Gin Co. Decision Aid workshop.
Making Decisions for the 2014 Farm Bill, Generic Base, STAX Contact: Archie Flanders (870) 526-2199.

 Feb. 12, 8 a.m.: Texarkana, Four States Fairgrounds, Ag Expo.
Contact:  Jennifer Caraway, (870) 779-3609

 Feb. 12, 5:30 p.m.: West Memphis,Mid-South Community College. Farm Bill Decision Aid.  Scott Stiles presenting. Contact:  Russ Parker  (870) 739-3239

 Feb. 13, 8 a.m.: Weiner, Weiner Rice Festival Building. Decision Aid workshop. Making Decisions for the 2014 Farm Bill, Generic Base, STAX
Contact: Archie Flanders (870) 526-2199.

Feb. 13, 9 a.m.: WEBINAR - Rice Outlook and USDA Baseline Projections Farm Participation Considerations

Registration link: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/afe927018b6511228c34be5db4a05ad8

  • Nathan Childs, agricultural economist, Economic Research Service, USDA

 
Feb. 14, 10 a.m. – Fayetteville, Washington Co. Farm Bureau office,Farm Bill Meeting and Decision Aid Demonstration. Contacts: Johnny Gunsaulis, jgunsaulis@uaex.edu, (479) 271-1060.
 
Feb. 16, 9 a.m.: Stuttgart, Rice Research and Extension Center. Decision Aid workshop.
Contacts: Brad Watkins (870) 673-2661, Danny Hoots (870) 946-3331 ext 2, or Bobby Coats (501) 671-2195.


 Feb. 17, 6 p.m.: Jonesboro, ASU College of Agriculture. Farm Bill Decision Aid.  Scott Stiles and local county FSA staff presenting.  Contact:  Scott Stiles  (870) 972-2481
 
Feb. 18, 9:30 a.m.: White County, location to be announced,. Making Decisions for the 2014 Farm Bill
Contact:  Archie Flanders (870) 526-2199.
 
Feb. 19, 9 a.m.: WEBINAR. NASS: Calculating the Marketing Year Average Price
Registration link: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/487766167408f21766858a512be5123a

  • Eugene Young, deputy director, USDA-NASS, Delta Regional Office

 
Feb. 23, 9 a.m.: Stuttgart, Rice Research and Extension Center. Decision Aid workshop.  
Contact: Brad Watkins (870) 673-2661, Danny Hoots (870) 946-3331 ext 2, or Bobby Coats (501) 671-2195.

Feb. 24, 9 a.m.: To be announced

Feb. 26, 9 a.m.: To be announced
 
Schedule for March forthcoming.
 
Producers with questions about the 2014 Farm Bill can also contact:

    • Bobby Coats, Professor – Agricultural Economics, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, 501-671-2195.
    • Brad Watkins, Professor – Agricultural Economics, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, 870-673-2661.
    • Archie Flanders, Assistant Professor – Agricultural Economics, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, 870-526-2199 x108.
    • Scott Stiles, Instructor-Agricultural Economics, University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture, Jonesboro, 870-972-2481.

For more information about the Farm Bill series contact your county extension office or visit www.uaex.edu/farmbill.
 
The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate or need materials in another format, please contact your County Extension office (or other appropriate office) as soon as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.


The Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service offers its programs to all eligible persons regardless of race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status, and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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By Mary Hightower
The Cooperative Extension Service
U of A System Division of Agriculture

Media Contact: Mary Hightower
Dir. of Communication Services
U of A Division of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
(501) 671-2126
mhightower@uaex.edu

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