Ivy Tech Logansport to host a Succession Farming seminar

LOGANSPORT, Ind.—Ivy Tech Community College Logansport will be hosting the first in a series of 10 farming and agri-business seminars taught by area experts. The seminar, entitled Succession Farming, will be presented by Ted Waggoner of Peterson and Waggoner Law Firm and will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m.

 This year’s Ag Seminar Series has doubled to 10 seminars and will be presented at a variety of locations throughout the region. The seminars will be held on Tuesdays and will run from 6 to 8 p.m., Jan. 25 – March 29. The topics of the remaining seminars include Getting Started in Farming, Saving Energy on the Farm, Investing in Farmland and Cash Rents, Marketing Grain, Farming with Global Positioning System (GPS), Trucking Rules and Regulations for Farmers, Welding and Agriculture, Safety on the Farm, and Careers in Agriculture. In addition to Waggoner, presenters will include Cary Mawbey, First Farmers Bank; Michaele Wiegert, USDA Farm Service Agency; Kim Burton, Miami-Cass REMC; F. Howard Halderman, Halderman Farm Management and Halderman Real Estate; Michael Silver, Kokomo Grain, Co., Inc; Scott Maple, Maple Farms; Indiana State Police; Ron Geik, Ivy Tech; Paul Marcellino, Purdue Cooperative Extension Service of Howard County; and Jennifer Vandeburg, Ivy Tech.

 This seminar will be held at Ivy Tech Logansport at the corner of U.S. 24/35 and 18th St. To register for any or all of the sessions or for more information, call Gloria Carvey, (800) 459-0561, ext. 533. Advanced registration is required. Cost is $10 per session. In celebration of 60 years in business, Kokomo Grain will pay the $10 course fee for the first 50 registrants.

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About Ivy Tech Kokomo Service Area

Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Service Area serves Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, Pulaski and Tipton counties, including the communities of Kokomo, Logansport, Peru, Rochester, Tipton and Winamac. Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana’s largest public postsecondary institution and the nation’s largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state’s engine of workforce development, offering associate degree and short-term certificate programs, and trainings that align to the needs of the community. The College also offers courses and associate degree programs that seamlessly transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor’s degree. For more information, visit www.ivytech.edu.
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