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Managing risk for cattle producers workshop

Beef cattle producers face numerous risk factors: weather, prices, cattle performance and health can all impact their profitability. A pair of upcoming workshops by Nebraska Extension in the Panhandle District will provide information on programs and tools that can help cattle producers manage risk.

Risk management topics will include:
•Livestock Risk Protection Insurance as a Price Risk Management Tool
•Understanding Annual Forage and Pasture, Range and Forage Insurance
•USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Disaster Programs
•Using Cost of Production as part of Risk Management

The workshop will be held Oct. 4, from 5 – 8 p.m.: Prairie Winds Community Center, 428 N. Main St., Bridgeport. A complementary meal will be provided. Please RSVP by Monday, Oct. 3, for a meal count.

Contact Aaron Berger at 308-235-3122 or email aberger2@unl.edu.

Funding for these workshops is provided in part by the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center and the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture under award number 2015-49200-24226.                                        

2016 Western Nebraska Early Childhood Conference

The 2016 Western Nebraska Early Childhood Conference will be held October 8 at the Gering Civic Center. Ellen Booth Church is the keynote speaker, the 2016 theme is "Play in the Panhandle". Online registration is available through this link.

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