Beginning farmer loans will be topic at Santa Fe Agri-Leaders meeting on Thursday, Jan. 13

Monday, January 10, 2011

Brian Wheeler of the Farm Service Agency will be discussing the Beginning Farmer Loan program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 13 at the Santa Fe Agri-Leaders first meeting of 2011.

Local FFA chapters are invited to join this meeting, which will be held in the high school ag room, as Wheeler discusses the qualifications, process, and other in depth details on obtaining a Beginning Farmer Loan.

On Jan. 20, at 6:30 p.m. Vern Sevcik, Cargill Feed Specialist will be discussing animal nutrition.

A nutrition consultant for Cargill Animal Health, Sevcik has years of knowledge and experience in ruminant animals. Not only here in the States, but abroad as well, Sevcik has gained insight on animal nutrition as well as a wide variety of farm related issues.