Registration still open for Southwest Indiana Agricultural Economic Summit

Dubois County Soil and Water Conservation District with Dubois Strong will be hosting the Southwest Indiana Agricultural Economic Summit, geared toward updating local producers, agricultural businesses and financial institutions on the latest in economic programs, education and opportunities in the county.

The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Vincennes University Jasper Center for Technology, Innovations and Manufacturing Theatre, 961 College Ave.

Topics included: 1+1+2= New Agriculture Program at Vincennes University, Christian Blome, Dean, VUJ; VUJ Land Stewardship Initiative, Alan Smock, Dubois County SWCD & Melissa Ruschau, SWDC LSI; Agriculture at Vincennes University, Dr. Charles Mansfield, Dept. of Geoscience, Agriculture, and Horticulture, Vincennes University & Susan Brocksmith, Agribusiness Program Chair, Vincennes University; Opportunities in Indiana Agriculture, Jordan Seger, Deputy Director, Indiana State Dept. of Ag; Agriculture Connections: Cattle, Local Food “Cooperative”, Dave Fischer; Local Agriculture Connections: Forestry + Hardwood Industry Careers, Chris Gonso, Hardwoods Program Manager, Indiana State Dept. of Ag.

To register for the summit, contact Dubois Strong at 812-482-9650 or Registration is open until November 9.

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