Community Foundation’s Annual Farm Breakfast Next Wednesday

The Community Foundation of Jackson County and Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service will serve up an economic forecast along with a full meal during the 15th annual Farmers Breakfast.
Jackson County farmers and others from the agricultural community will hear about the economic outlook for the farm sector as well as estate-planning issues during the breakfast at 7:30 a.m. next Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Pewter Hall in Brownstown. Doors open at 7 a.m.
Premier Ag and Rose Acre Farms underwrite the cost of the buffet meal allowing farmers to enjoy the breakfast at no cost.
Ag economist Christopher Hurt of Purdue University will offer his insights into the economic landscape for farmers, and attorney Susan Bevers of Lorenzo & Bevers of Seymour will provide information about estate planning. Bevers is also a member of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.
Hurt joined the Purdue Department of Agricultural Economics in 1981. He teaches an undergraduate course in livestock and meat marketing. His areas of specialty include examination of family farm market problems, pricing strategies, and livestock futures market problems, pricing strategies, and livestock futures market performance.
Professor Hurt has received the USDA Superior Service Group Award, an American Agricultural Economics Group award, as well as two Indiana Extension Service Awards.
The Farmers Breakfast program is free of charge and reservations may be made by contacting the Foundation by calling 812-523-4483 or by emailing  development@cfjacksoncounty.org.