UACES Facebook Farmers can ‘cram’ Farm Bill know-how in expanded webinar, workshop series

 

Farmers can ‘cram’ Farm Bill know-how in expanded webinar, workshop series

(635 words)

LITTLE ROCK – A chronological listing of upcoming Farm Bill workshops and webinars:

Feb. 2, 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. 3, 9 a.m.: WEBINAR - Crop Insurance – Supplemental Coverage Option

Registration link: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/940f3fe5ad9ab7d6c5b9141539e44ee6

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

Feb. 3, 9:30 a.m. – Mississippi County, Manila Airport Auditorium. Decision Aid workshop.
Generic Base, STAX; Registration to begin at 8:30 a.m. Contact: Archie Flanders (870) 526-2199
 
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. – St. Francis County, Mike’s Restaurant, Colt. Decision Aid workshop.
Making Decision for the 2014 Farm Bill, Generic Base, STAX Contact: Archie Flanders (870) 526-2199.       

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 and 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. 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: (expired)

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

Feb.  10, 2 p.m. – Clarendon, Farm Bureau Building, Archie Flanders and Bobby Coats presenting. 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
    • Panelists: Bobby Coats and Anita Wilson

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

Feb. 12, 8 a.m. – Texarkana, Four States Fairgrounds, Ag Expo. Bobby Coats presenting. 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 presenting.


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
    • Panelists: Bobby Coats, Tony Franco, and Anita Wilson

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. Bobby Coats presenting

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 presenting.

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, to be announced, Making Decisions for the 2014 Farm Bill. Contact:  Archie Flanders (870) 526-2199 presenting.

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
    • Panelists: Bobby Coats, Tony Franco, and Anita Wilson

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 presenting

 

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.
 
# # #
 
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

Related Links