Reminder: Farmland Assessment Seminars next week

There will be four meetings spread over two days.

1 p.m. Monday August 21 – Spoon River College Community Outreach Center, 2500 E. Jackson, Macomb

3 p.m. Monday August 21 – Warren-Henderson Farm Bureau Office, 1000 N. Main Street, #1, Monmouth

8:30 a.m. Tuesday August 22 – Knox County Farm Bureau, 180 S. Soangetaha Road, Galesburg

11 a.m. Tuesday August 22 – Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 U.S. 6, Colona

All farmland owners or farm managers are invited to attend. Residency in the host county is not required.

The presentations will be made by Brenda Matherly, Director of Local Government Affairs with the Illinois Farm Bureau, and will give attendees a better understanding on how farmland assessments are calculated and the long-term impact of those values.

To accommodate seating and materials, please pre-register with my office at (309) 334-7474 or your local Farm Bureau.