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Livestock Risk Management Webinar on November 12

October 30, 2020

Livestock Risk Management Webinar

November 12, 2020

2:00-3:00 PM Eastern/1:00-2:00 PM Central/12:00-1:00 PM Mountain

The national Extension Risk Management Education Program and the United States Department of Agriculture are collaborating to deliver a webinar for agricultural producers and professionals focused on livestock risk management. Recent developments and attention to livestock markets, price risk, and the need for better risk management have highlighted the challenges for producers as well as improved tools and opportunities for livestock producers to manage risk.

The webinar is scheduled for 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern, 1:00-2:00 PM Central on Thursday, November 12 and will start with an overview of current livestock market and risk management issues with two of the Under Secretaries at USDA, Greg Ibach and Bill Northey. The webinar will then include a panel to discuss livestock economics and marketing as well as the utilization of insurance tools including Livestock Risk Protection to manage price risk.

Livestock Risk Management Overview

Livestock Risk Management Strategies and Implementation

The webinar is a collaboration of USDA and the Extension Risk Management Education program, a USDA-funded program that provides regionally-based competitive grants for producer-focused educational projects (information available at The national webinar is being hosted by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln as part of its Farm and Ranch Management Webinar Series. The webinar is offered free of charge with registration available at

Questions: Contact Bradley D. Lubben, Ph.D

Extension Associate Professor, Policy Specialist, and Director, North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center

University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Agricultural Economics

FYH 207A, UNL, 68583-0922

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