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Nebraska Extension in Scotts Bluff & Morrill Counties
Scotts Bluff/Morrill County Extension
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 email@example.com.
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.
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