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Chippewa Valley Ag Conference Slated for January 19
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 12/06/2022

Local agriculture producers are encouraged to attend the Chippewa Valley Ag Conference next month in Eau Claire. The forum will be held on January 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Chippewa Valley Technical College's Energy Education Center.

The full-day conference will feature two keynote addresses and a variety of breakout sessions on topics impactful for area ag operations. Its is being co-hosted by CVTC and Security Financial Bank.

"We plan this event each year to allow area ag producers an opportunity to connect with others in their industry and focus on the future of their operations," said SFB's Agriculture Banking Director Jenny Jereczek. "We hope this full-day event continues to provide practical knowledge and strategies to take them into the New Year re-energized."

The conference will kick off with a welcome keynote address from dairy producer and motivational speaker Hank Wagner. During the afternoon session, ag commodities expert Shawn Hackett will discuss how weather and other factors are influencing global production and ag prices. A frequent contributor to Barron's, Futures Magazine, Reuters, Bloomberg, US Farm Report, Ag-TV, as well as a regular radio show contributor, Hackett has dedicated his life to educating ag industry leaders and farmers about financial risk management, hedging, and the utility of indicator-based ag commodity price forecasting tools.

Throughout the day, attendees also will have the opportunity to attend various breakout sessions on topics ranging from succession planning to how technology is affecting the cropping cycle.

The cost to attend is $25 per person and includes lunch, both keynote sessions, and three different breakout sessions. To register, go to:

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