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Managing Cattle for Profit Workshop

Falls City

5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Elks Lodge #963
1417 Stone St.
Falls City NE 68355
Jim Jansen,
The workshop is free and a meal will be provided. It is sponsored by Barada Hills Trading Co. Registration is required by March 10 by calling Aly Yount at 816-314-9881.

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Agricultural Profitability and Nebraska Extension will host a price risk management workshop for cattle producers in Falls City from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on March 14, at Elks Lodge #963, 1417 Stone St. 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.