MELROSE, WI - Area farmers are welcome to attend the upcoming grain marketing and risk management meeting.The session is set for 11 a.m .to 3 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, at the Melrose American Legion Hall,303 N. Washington St., Melrose.

Brian Beyer and Terri Rudie of Cargill will discuss the corn and soybean market outlook, providing an update of market forces – domestic and international, and market strategies for 2018. UW-River Falls’ Brenda Boetel will discuss grain and livestock market conditions and outlook, and John Strohfus of MN Hemp Farms will focus on considerations for those curious about marketing and the production of industrial hemp -joining via teleconference.

Compeer Financial will provide a brief update of 2018 crop insurance programs. For more information, contact the Jackson County UW Extension office at 715-284-4257.

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