Map of My Kingdom - Ord, Neb.

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Who’s going to get the farm? And what are they going to do with it? Will your future plans for your land create harmony or strife for your family? Or have you even started to think that far ahead?

What: “Map of My Kingdom,” a play focusing on farmland transfer

When: Feb. 28, at 7 p.m.

Where: The Golden Husk, 129 S 16th St., Ord, Nebraska

Cost: Free

The drama tackling land transition is by Mary Swander, and commissioned by Practical Farmers of Iowa. In the play, a lawyer and mediator share stories of how farmers and landowners approach land successions.

The featured actor is Lindsay Bauer, a theatre educator from northwest Iowa.

An open discussion will follow the performance with Dave Goeller, retired deputy director of North Central Risk Management Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Presented by the Center for Rural Affairs. The Ord performance is held in conjunction with the annual Nebraska Agri-Eco Tourism conference.

Additional performances for “Map of My Kingdom” in Nebraska are set for March 2 in Brownville; May 7 in West Point; and May 9 in Norfolk. Iowa performances, co-hosted by the Practical Farmers of Iowa, are set for March 1 in Fairfield, March 8 in Iowa City, March 9 in Jefferson, March 10 in Ames, April 11 in Okoboji, and April 13 in Waterloo.

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