Other topics include land leases, succession planning, nuptial agreements, environmental rules and weather volatility.
Speaker and freelance columnist Lori Borgman will wrap up the conference on a light note with her topic, “My Memory is Shot - All I Retain Now is Water.”
“The final session will provide humor for the ladies, and humor is good for the soul, Heckaman said. “We want them laughing and feeling good before they head home.”
Participants who postmark their registration fees before Feb. 7 can get a discount, with the fee for either Thursday or Friday at $80, or $90 for both days. After Feb. 7, the price is $115 for either day or $140 for both days. Checks should be made payable to the Purdue Education Fund. A $10 handling fee will be assessed on all refunds, and there will be no refunds after Feb. 7.
A pre-conference session on commodity marketing will be offered Feb. 20. The registration fee is $30, but is reduced to $15 for participants also attending the conference.
To register, visit http://www.agriculture.purdue.edu/wia/ or contact Heckaman at 574-372-2340. Questions should be directed to Witkowski at 219-755-3240.