WEST DES MOINES, IOWA - Feb. 4, 2011 - The Iowa Farm Bureau's Farm Management Webinar Series will address crop insurance and crop marketing techniques in its next session held on Thursday, Feb. 17. The live webinar will be held at 1 p.m. (CST) .

Dr. William Edwards, Iowa State University economics professor, will lead the webinar, updating farmers' crop insurance knowledge and introducing the new COMBO policy. In addition, Ed Kordick, Iowa Farm Bureau commodity services manager, will discuss pre-harvest marketing plans, along with an early look at potential profitability regarding the 2011 crop.

"This is a great opportunity for farmers to learn up-to-date information that can assist them as they make 2011 crop decisions," said Kordick. "And they can do so from the comfort of their own homes."

Registration is encouraged. To test your computer's access, go online to www.extension.iastate.edu/testconnect.  Once registered, you will receive an e-mail reminder. Participants can access the webinar at www.iowafarmbureau.comand look for the link on the main rotating banner.

An archived version will be available for Farm Bureau members.

To register and find more information, contact Kordick at 515-225-5433.

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