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2021 CROP MARKETING PROGRAM – June 14th
The Lee, Carroll, Ogle and Whiteside County Farm Bureaus along with COUNTRY Financial will host a virtual crop marketing webinar on the evening of June 14, at 7:00pm at the Days Inn, in Rock Falls. “Managing Crop Price Risks in Uncertain Times” is a two hour seminar designed specifically for producers to help them manage risk associated with the current low commodity markets and identify market conditions to capture profit margins through this year into next.
Dr. Steve Johnson, Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Specialist, will facilitate the program. Steve has served as the Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist in Central Iowa for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach since 1999.
He specializes in topics related to government farm programs, crop insurance, crop marketing, grain contracts, farmland leasing and other crop risk management strategies. In the past year, he has conducted more than 120 meetings, workshops, seminars and conferences across the Corn Belt with nearly 15,000 in attendance.
Steve uses web sites such as ISU Ag Decision Maker and Polk County Extension Farm Management along with various print and electronic media. Annually he reaches more than 200,000 producers, landowners and other agribusiness professionals.
During the two hour program producers will examine the following topics:
This presentation will assist producers in designing and implementing a marketing plan that is specific to their own operation. It will present producers with various options they can effectively utilize to capture market profits, manage market risks in this volatile market, minimize cost increases and make informed decisions on input pricing, storage options and position their marketing plan for profit protection. Market and recent economic factors will be examined and producers will learn to identify where profit opportunities and pitfalls lie for their farm operations. Also how crop insurance will come into play in managing your cash flow needs.
Registration is required. To register for the virtual webinar click the button below.
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