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Financing and Economic Health of Agriculture

Subject matter: (1) State Government Perspective on Agricultural Programs and Regulations Farm Finance Issues (2) A Farmer's Perspective on Financing and Regulatory Issues


The meeting on Financing and Economic Health of Agriculture will take place on March 15, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Cabral Ag Center, Assembly Room 3, at 2101 E. Earhart Ave, Stockton. The forum will be free and open to the public.


Speaker #1: Congressman Jerry McNerney, Farm Bill

Speaker #2: Assembly Member Susan Talamantes Eggman, chair of Assembly Agriculture Committee.

Speaker #3: Bruce Frey, 5th generation Family Farmer and former Chair of the Farm Bureau.

Speaker #4: Bill Reynolds, VP at the Bank of Stockton and works in the Business and Agricultural Lending section of the Bank.  He will talk about Credit Availability and Risk Management and how it affects farmers/agriculture.

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