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FINANCIAL LESSON: July 30’s webinar will be hosted by attorney Donald Swanson and Kristine Tidgren, director for the Center of Ag Law and Taxation.

Learn about farm bankruptcy, mediation from webinar

The July 30 webinar discussion will focus on issues of financial impairment.

“Financial Impairment on the Farm” is the title of a webinar planned for July 30 from noon to 1 p.m.

The webinar is free and open to all those involved in production agriculture, specifically producers and agri-business personnel.

It is being hosted by the I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota

The program will focus on issues producers face during times of financial impairment with emphasis on mediation, reorganization options and Chapter 12 Bankruptcy.

Donald Swanson, attorney with Koley Jessen, Omaha, Neb., and Kristine Tidgren, director for the Center of Ag Law and Taxation and an adjunct assistant professor at Iowa State University, will facilitate the discussion.

“Don Swanson has devoted his career to helping clients with financial impairment, bankruptcy issues and mediation and Kristine Tidgren works with these issues every day,” says Fred M. Hall, northwest Iowa dairy specialist with ISU Extension and Outreach. “The program will be informational and answer questions for many local ag producers and businesses alike.”

There is no fee to participate in the webinar; however, pre-registration is required. To register, visit After registering, information on accessing the webinar will be provided to attendees.

The webinar will be archived on the I-29 Moo University Consortium webpage.

For more information, contact Fred Hall, ISU Extension, at 712-737-4230 or; or Tracey Erickson, SDSU Extension, at 605-882-5140 or

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