May 14, 2003
Farm Management Tour Media Day
On June 3 media will have the chance to participate in a special Farm Management Tour. The tour will take place in Putnam and Montgomery counties. The operators will give a presentation for media, which will give news reporters a chance to write advance stories about the public tour on July 9-10.
Purdue University vans will leave from the Krannert Building dock at 6:30 a.m. Reporters who want to ride in a van should contact Sandy Dottle at (765) 494-4248.
The Putnam County locations and times for media day are:
8:30 a.m. White Oak Farms, 5008 E. State Road 42, Cloverdale.
9:45 a.m. McCammack Farms, 6447 S. County Road 825 E., Cloverdale.
11 a.m. Legan Livestock and Grain, 1144 W. County Road 750 E., Coatesville.
12:15 p.m. Lunch at the Putnam Inn in Greencastle.
The Montgomery County locations and times for media day are:
2 p.m. Cain's Homelike Farm, Route 1, Darlington.
3:30 p.m. Sennett Cattle Company, Route 1 Waynetown.
The vans will return to Purdue at 5:30 p.m.
For more information on the public tour on July 9-10, contact Alan Miller at (765) 494-4203. Media should contact Beth Forbes, news coordinator, at (765) 494-2722 for more information. For a map and directions, visit http://www.agecon.purdue.edu/extension/programs/farm_tour.asp.