Purdue, Ivy Tech Ag Experts Featured At Farmers Breakfast

The Community Foundation of Jackson County and Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service are partnering to present the 12th annual Farmers Breakfast next month.

Jackson County farmers, area high school FFA members and others from the agricultural community will hear about the economic outlook for the farm sector, classes offered through Ivy Tech Community College and estate-planning issues during the breakfast at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Pewter Hall (850 W. Sweet St.) in Brownstown.

Christopher Hurt of Purdue University will offer his insights into the economic landscape for farmers during the breakfast.

Matt John of Ivy Tech in Columbus will share information about the two-year agriculture degree offered through the community college, which offers classes locally at the Jackson County Learning Center.

Attorney Denise Connell of Montgomery Elsner & Pardieck will provide information about estate-planning issues for farmers.

The 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.