Chicago Farmers to Meet About Energy Matters

John Davis

chicgofarmerlogoThe Chicago Farmers, a group that provides educational forums between its members and those allied to agribusiness, will talk energy matters during its next meeting on Monday, March 16th at the University of Northern Illinois-Naperville campus.

According to the group’s Web site, the “Renewable Energy: Agriculture’s Impact Present & Future” is a must-attend event for those who own farmland in the Midwest, as energy issues have an effect on commodity prices, land value and leasing terms:

A panel discussion including:

· Dr. Robert J. Hauser: Department Head, Agricultural & Consumer Economics, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

· Eric Rund: Rund Farms & International AGtivities, Chicago Farmer Board of Director

· Dr. Martha Schlicher: GTL Resources plc, Technology and Business Development

You can register at the event, starting at 5:30 pm (program starts at 6:15 pm) or through this Web site by noon, Thursday, March 12, 2009

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