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August 28, 2013

Business in brief, week of Aug. 25, 2013

Brodbeck Seeds recognizes seller

John Williamson, of Logansport, was one of four ProSellers recognized by Brodbeck Seeds for sales excellence in 2013.

Brodbeck Seeds ProSellers gathered in Indianapolis to share new ideas, learn about the latest developments and hear from industry experts at their annual ProSeller meeting July 25-26. One of the meeting highlights was recognizing top performers at the ProSeller awards dinner.

Brodbeck Seeds, an affiliate of Dow AgroSciences, is a Wabash-headquartered company providing corn, soybean, wheat and alfalfa seed to farmers throughout Indiana, Ohio and Michigan.

Program offered on farmland leasing

Farmers, landowners, bankers, and farm managers may attend the upcoming program “Finding Balance in Farmland Lease Contracts” offered by the Purdue Extension.

Many times there is confusion in determining a fair value for land rents and which lease option matches the expectations for landowners and tenants. The Purdue Land Lease Team has developed this program along with several publications that address the many questions concerning land leases.

The program will be from 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 13 at Ivy Tech-Logansport, 1 Ivy Tech Way.

Speakers will be Tamara Ogle and Paul Marcellino, Purdue Extension educators from the Purdue Extension Land Lease Team, and Miriam Robeson, a Carroll County attorney. Topics covered include trends in land leases, essential communication for optimum landowner- tenant relationships, determining your land’s cash rent value, types of farmland leases, legal aspects of a good lease, and understanding landowner-tenant expectations.

There is no cost for this program but registration is appreciated. For registration or additional information, contact Paul Marcellino at 765-456-2313 or email pmarcell@purdue.edu.

Logan photog featured in festival

WEST LAFAYETTE — Jeremy Ashcraft, of Logansport, is among the participating artists to be featured at the 8th annual Art on the Wabash.

The photographer is among 40 artists from Benton, Carroll, Cass, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe and White counties selected to participate at the art fair.

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