Tuesday April 12, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM CDT
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Kirkwood College 
6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW
Horticulture Building Auditorium
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Steve Ferguson 
Iowa Finance Authority 

Beginning Farmer and Military Veteran Workshop 

This is a free opportunity to learn more about the Iowa Agricultural Development Division's Beginning Farmer Programs, including low-interest loans for the purchase of land, buildings and equipment; Iowa tax credits for landowners who lease to beginning farmers; and Iowa tax credits for farmers to hire a beginning farmer for custom work.

8:30-9:00: Registration and Coffee
9:00-9:30: Farm Service Agency Beginning Farmer Programs
9:30-10:00: Iowa Finance Authority Beginning Farmer Programs
10:00-10:15: Veterans in Agriculture Update
10:15-10:30: Break
10:30-11:00: Ag Lenders Panel on Regional Ag Topics
11:00-11:30: Questions and Discussion
11:30: Adjourn