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AgSave$ Summit: Securing Your Farm’s Financial Future February 23

UF IFAS Ext 2013Ag Saves logoAg Save$ is a new initiative to provide personal financial education for farmers and ranchers in Florida.   We would like to personally invite you and your family to the 2015 AgSave$ Summit.  This kickoff event for the new AgSave$ initiative aims to help farm families address important financial issues, such as estate planning, succession planning, and protecting farm and personal assets. Ag Save$ is being delivered to you by the Panhandle Agricultural and Family and Consumer Sciences Faculty of University of Florida IFAS Extension.

AgSave$ Summit

February 23, 2015

Registration and Conversation: 8:30 am (Central) 9:30 am (Eastern)

Program 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (Central); 10:00 am – 2:00 pm (Eastern)

Ag Save$ Summit Agenda (Central Time)

  • 9:00 am  Overview of Ag Save$

  • 9:15  – Ag Save$ Proclamation – Adam Putnam, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture

  • 9:30 – Preparing for the Future of Agriculture in Florida – Dr. Nick Place, UF/IFAS Dean of Extension

  • 9:45 – Preparing and Planning for the Next Generation of Successful Farmers – Dr. Michael Gutter, UF/IFAS Financial Specialist

  • 10:15 – Farm Management and Succession Planning – Trey Usry, Florida Farm Bureau Federation

  • 11:15 – Sponsored Lunch

  • 11:45 A Financial Check-up for Your Farm – Dr. Michael Gutter, UF/IFAS Financial Specialist

  • 12:45 Questions, Discussion, and Next Steps


Join UF/IFAS Extension Faculty and Adam Putnam for the AgSave$ Summit!  Lunch is provided with help from sponsors, so bring your family and be our guest at this special event.


To be held simultaneously in 3 Locations

Jackson County Extension Office

(host site)

2741 Pennsylvania Avenue

Marianna, FL 32448


Doug Mayo: demayo@ufl.edu

Jay Community Center Extension Office

(satellite location)

5259 Booker Lane

Jay, FL 32566

850- 623-3868

Blake Thaxton: bthaxton@ufl.edu

Jefferson County Extension Office

(satellite location)

2729 W. Washington Hwy

 Monticello, FL  32344

850- 342-0187

Jed Dillard: dillardjed@ufl.edu


Please RSVP by February 19th through Eventbrite: bit.ly/AgSavesSummit or by contacting the site coordinator at the location where you choose to attend.

Download the printer friendly flyer:  Ag Saves Summit 2015 Flyer

AgSave$ is sponsored by:

AgSave$   Sponsor


Author: Jennifer Bearden – bearden@ufl.edu

Agriculture Agent Okaloosa County

Jennifer Bearden

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