Michael Krause, ASFMRA president
Michael Krause is the president of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. He was in Bloomington last week for the state association’s meeting. ISPFMRA will have its Land Values Conference March 23, also in Bloomington. MichaelKrause
Jolene Brown at Women in Ag Conference
Jolene Brown will speak at the Women in Agriculture Conference Friday, March 17 at Jumer’s in Rock Island. The event is sponsored by a number of county Farm Bureau offices, including Bureau, Knox, Stark, Fulton, and McDonough.
Science of Weather
Eric Snodgrass advises about 100 students seeking majors or minors in atmospheric science at the U of I. One of his classes attracts more than 1500 students. We talk about the science of weather, a new El Nino, and this run of record February temperatures.
Joli Pearson in Mason County highlights this weekend’s Clover Camp at ICC and says there are a couple of SPIN clubs about to get started. Shooting sports has benefitted from a recent donation from the Illinois River Bottom Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited. 4H Joli
Eric Wilkinson is the new president of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. Most of his clients are absentee landlords; we discuss how he works with clients and manages their expectations. ISPFMRA_Eric