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Indiana Farm Bureau

*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***

March 25, 2014

For more information: Kyle Cline, 317-692-7845, kcline@infb.org

Andy Dietrick, 317-692-7818, adietrick@infarmbureau.org

Kathleen Dutro, 317-692-7824, kdutro@infarmbureau.org

Regional farm bill meetings slated for March 27 and 28

Media representatives are invited to attend any of the three regional meetings Indiana Farm Bureau is sponsoring on March 27 and 28 to help farmers and others understand the new farm bill.

“Understanding the Farm Bill: What to Expect in the Agricultural Act of 2014” will provide farmers and other agricultural stakeholders with updates on the Agricultural Act of 2014 (more informally known as the farm bill) with special focus on the commodity, livestock, and crop insurance programs. Meeting times and locations are:

  • North region – March 27, 9-11 a.m., Fulton County Fairgrounds Community Center, 1009 West 3rd St., Rochester, IN 46975.
  • Central region –  March 27, 2-4: p.m., The Glass Barn, Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E. 38th St., Indianapolis, IN 46205.
  • South region – March 28, 9-11 a.m., Lawrence County Fairgrounds Expo Hall, 11265 US Hwy. 50 West, Bedford, IN 47421.

John Anderson, deputy chief economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation, and Matt Erickson, economist at the American Farm Bureau Federation, will be the guest speakers.

For more information about the program, contact Kyle Cline, IFB national policy advisor, 317-692-7845, kcline@infb.org, or Kathleen Dutro, 317-692-7824, kdutro@infarmbureau.org.

A news release, which will include a link to additional background material on the farm bill, will be sent out the afternoon of Monday, March 31.

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