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Farm Bill's impact on farmers explained

Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 9:43 a.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 10:03 a.m. CST

University of Illinois Extension will host an informative webinar for farmers, led by Jonathan Coppess, clinical assistant professor of law and policy at the University of Illinois, to discuss the commodity program choices available in Title I of the 2014 Farm Bill.

The Farm Bill Update will be offered as a statewide webinar from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 13. Locally, the webinar will be hosted by University of Illinois Extension DeKalb County, 1350 W. Prairie Drive in Sycamore.

Producers are asked to review the updates that have been posted on the U of I FarmDoc website, farmdocdaily.illinois.edu. These articles will give a background on the 2014 Farm Bill information.

To register for the Farm Bill Update, call 815-758-8194 or visit web.extension.illinois.edu/bdo. There is no charge to attend, but preregistration is required.

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