Cattle Risk Management Workshop Scheduled for July 2

BROKEN BOW–Nebraska Extension will be hosting a risk management workshop for cattle producers on Monday, July 2, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Tumbleweed Café meeting room in Broken Bow.

Cattle producers will learn how to reduce risk exposure associated with cattle marketing and forage production to achieve a profitable outcome in uncertain times. This material is funded in partnership by USDA, Risk Management Agency, under award number RM17RMEPP522C004.

Topics covered during the workshop will include grazing systems and strategies, marketing tools to protect against price declines, and programs for protecting against weather related forage losses. Specific topics covered during the workshop will discuss new and existing marketing options, insurance options, and disaster programs available to cattle producers.

Presenters will be Jay Parsons, UNL Farm and Ranch Management Specialist; Jim Jansen, Nebraska Extension Agricultural Systems Economist Educator; and Troy Walz, Nebraska Extension Beef Systems Educator

The workshop does not have a cost for attending and a meal will be provided, but registration is required to ensure an accurate meal count. For more information and to pre-register by June 29, please call Nebraska Extension in Custer County at 308-872-6831.