Nebraska Extension will be hosting a risk management workshop for cattle producers from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. MT Nov. 7 at the Bunkhouse Bar & Grill, 306 Fir St., Arthur.
Cattle producers will learn strategies designed to reduce risk exposure to achieve a profitable outcome in uncertain times, according to an Extension press release.
Topics covered during the workshop include marketing tools available to protect against unfavorable price declines, programs for protecting against weather related forage losses and current issues facing the cattle industry.
Specific marketing tools covered during the workshop include futures and options as well as Livestock Risk Protection Insurance. Programs covered to guard against weather related losses for grazing land and annual forages include pasture, range and forage insurance, Annual forage insurance, and FSA disaster programs. Current issues and opportunities facing the cattle industry will also be discussed as part of the meeting. Funding for this project is provided in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency.
The workshop does not have a cost for attending and a meal will be provided, but registration is required three days prior to start of workshop to ensure an accurate meal count.
For more information and to pre-register by Nov. 4, call Randy Saner at 308-532-2683 or register online at go.unl.edu/cattlerisk.