History of The Big Event

August  6,  2012    Attendance at the first big event was about 80. 9:30 to noon  The USDA team  conducted concurrent break out sessions for area residents.  Subjects included rural housing, fencing, pasture work, farm loans, and young farmer programs. 

In the afternoon, attorney Paul Spillers gave an educational session on “oil and gas leases”. 

2013 – 2015 each year various sessions were conducted to encourage area residents to get involved with USDA conservation assistance programs.  Also each year, attorney Paul Spillers provided educational sessions.