Missouri Dairy Business Update
Learning to Insure Your Dairy Margins
- December 2-6, 2013
Five free regional workshops are planned the first week of December to help Missouri dairy producers understand and learn to use the tools that are available to protect margins. The workshops will cover:
- Mechanics of using proposed new farm bill margin insurance program
- Livestock Gross Margin (LGM-Dairy) insurance
- Hedging using futures and options through brokers
- Risk management tools now available through DFA Risk Management
The five planned workshops will be held between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. with a lunch sponsored by FCS Financial, to accommodate producers who have to milk and then travel an hour to the workshop.
Locations will be:
|Monday||December 2||Mt. Vernon, MU Southwest Center
14548 Highway H
|Tuesday||December 3||Mountain Grove, MSU Fruit Station
9740 Red Spring Road
|Wednesday||December 4||Jackson, Cape Girardeau Extension Center 684 W. Jackson Trail
Union, Hagie's Restaurant
|Friday||December 6||Sedalia, FCS Financial Meeting Room
2600 South Limit
Teaching the workshops will be Joe Horner and Scott Brown from the University of Missouri, Greg Sowders with Great American Insurance Company, and Earl Biggers from DFA Risk Management.
Please register for meal planning purposes by calling (573) 884-6311
This material is based upon work supported by the USDA/NIFA under Award Number 2012-49200-20032.