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Managing Cattle for Profit Workshop - Kearney

Holiday Inn Convention Center

10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Holiday Inn Convention Center
110 Second Ave.
Kearney NE
Denise at Jones Group, (308) 832-2140
Free workshop in Kearney for cattle producers. Registration is required by March 17 by calling Denise, with Jones Group, at 308-832-2140.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability and Nebraska Extension will host a price risk management workshop for cattle producers in Kearney from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on March 24, at the Holdiay Inn Convention Center, 110 2nd Ave. Cattle producers will learn strategies designed to reduce risk exposure to achieve a profitable outcome in uncertain times.

Current issues facing the cattle industry will be discussed to help producers to make more informed decisions facing the industry.

Topics will include managing drought risk with annual forage insurance, managing price risk and strategies to achieve better profitability. Specific marketing tools covered during the workshop to manage price risk will include futures and options as well as Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) Insurance. Participants will be guided through a case study to better understand strategies discussed during the workshop.

Funding for this project is provided in partnership with the USDA-NIFA under Award Number 2018-70027-28586.

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This event originated in Center for Agricultural Profitability.