Indiana Farm Bureau

June 25, 2012

For more information, contact:
Justin Schneider, 317-692-7835,
Mindy Reef, 317-692-7822,


Drainage School to focus on regulatory issues

Indiana Farm Bureau’s Drainage School, a seminar focusing on Indiana drainage issues, will take place on Aug. 29 at IFB’s home office in downtown Indianapolis.

The seminar’s purpose is to promote an understanding of the laws and regulations that control drainage laws and dispute resolutions. It is open to farmers, public officials, agency personnel, attorneys and members of the general public. Continuing education credit is being sought for attorneys.

This year’s seminar features federal and local regulatory issues, funding and wetlands. Sessions include assessing benefits and damages, federal jurisdiction and concerns for agriculture.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; the program runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Lunch is provided. Registration will be accepted until Aug. 10 or until the program is filled, whichever comes sooner. Those interested are encouraged to register early due to limited space. Registration is not complete without payment, and there will be no refunds after Aug. 10.

Registration is $50 and can be found online at under the events menu. Anyone with questions may contact Maria Spellman, 317-692-7840 or

The event is sponsored by IFB, Association of Indiana Counties, Indiana Association of County Commissioners, County Surveyors Association of Indiana, Indiana Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Indiana Land Improvement Contractors Association and Indiana Local Technical Assistance Program.

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