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Farm Outlook Seminar slated March 7 at SMSU

MARSHALL -- Three new presenters will be a part of the 28th annual Farm Outlook Seminar on March 7 at the Southwest Minnesota State University Conference Center.

The Farm Outlook Seminar raises scholarship dollars for SMSU's agriculture programs and features agricultural experts talking about topics such as weather, crop outlook, livestock strategies and prices as they relate to the upcoming spring season.

Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m., and will be followed by the speakers. Lunch is provided, and the seminar ends at 4 p.m.

New speakers this year include Jamey Holland, John Melius and Gary Hachfeld. They will join John Johnson and Ed Case, who presented a year ago.

Holland, Melius, Johnson and Case are with Hurley and Associates and will give livestock and grain market overviews. Hachfeld is a University of Minnesota Extension educator and will discuss estate planning and asset transfer.

Tickets to the event are $100 per person, or $150 per couple. The advance registration deadline is March 2. Registration is preferred online at: Registration can also be mailed to the SMSU Foundation, 1501 State St., Marshall, MN, 56258. Make checks payable to the SMSU Foundation.

For more information, call 1-800-260-0970 or 507-537-6266.