Badgerland Financial’s Crop Insurance team is hosting 16 lunch and learn events across Wisconsin to share the latest on topics important to farmers, including economic projections and ways to manage risk during times of uncertainty.
The meeting agenda also includes a panel discussion on strategies to manage the volatility of the ag markets, land prices, interest rates and more in 2016 and beyond.The seminar schedule for all the locations (except Mondovi) begins with registration at 10 a.m. followed with a crop insurance update at 10:30 and a presentation on agriculture's economic outlook from each location's guest speaker at 10:50. At 11:30, there will be a panel discussion called "Preparing for a bumpy ride." During the discussion, experts will provide insight on strategies to manage the volatility of the ag markets, land prices, interest rates and more in 2016 and beyond. The panel includes lending and appraisal specialists from Badgerland Financial and a featured guest speaker. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. and there will also be time for a Q&A session.
Jan. 5: Bridges in Darlington featuring Dr. Chuck Steiner
Jan. 6: Kestrel Ridge Gold Club in Columbus featuring Wisconsin Ag Secretary Ben Brancel
Jan. 6: Veterans Terrace in Burlington featuring Dr. Mark Stephenson
Jan. 7: Holiday Inn Express in Janesville featuring Dr. Mark Stephenson
Jan. 11: Cabela's in Richfield featuring Steve Maulberger
Jan. 12: Boscobel Bowl & Banquet in Boscobel featuring Dr. Chuck Steiner
Jan. 13: Holiday Inn in Fond du Lac featuring Dr. Bob Cropp
Jan. 13: Ludlow Mansion in Monroe featuring Dan Smith
Jan. 13: Skyline Golf Club in Black River Falls featuring Dr. Paul Mitchell
Jan. 14: Rex's Innkeeper in Waunakee featuring Dan Smith
Jan. 19: Trempealeau Community Center in Galesville featuring Dr. Paul Mitchell
Jan. 19: Marten Roger Community Center in Mondovi featuring Dr. Paul Mitchell. Please note this event starts at 5 p.m.
Jan. 19: The Phoenix Center in Richland Center featuring Steve Maulberger
Jan. 20: Burr Oak Winery in New Lisbon featuring Steve Maulberger
Jan. 20: Dodger Bowl in Dodgeville featuring Dr. Bob Cropp
Jan. 21: Ho-Chunk Casino in Baraboo featuring Steve Maulberger
Registration begins 30 minutes before the event starts and the meetings usually last three hours. All are welcome to attend these free events.
For more information or to register online, click here or call (855) 608-8777.