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Neighbors Growing Together | Jul 28, 2014
AGRICULTURE

Iowa Agricultural Development Division offers free workshops

May 27, 2014

DES MOINES — The Iowa Agricultural Development Division of the Iowa Finance Authority will be hosting free regional workshops to increase the awareness of Iowa’s Beginning Farmer Loan and tax credit programs.

Area workshops will be: 9-10:30 a.m. June 11 at the Indian Hills Community College Bennett Student Services Center in Ottumwa; and 1:30-3 p.m. June 11 at the Access Energy Cooperative in Mt. Pleasant.

Presentations will highlight benefits of Iowa Agricultural Development Division’s programs. Participants will learn about assistance available for beginning farmers to purchase agricultural land, depreciable machinery or equipment, breeding livestock or buildings, improve existing farmland and buildings, and programs to give farmers or landowners an Iowa tax credit if they lease their land or custom hire beginning farmers.

Professionals connected to the ag industry can attend.

Registration and information is available at www.IowaFinanceAuthority.gov/IADD or 800-432-7230.

 

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