Webinar On-Line: Managing Drought and Disaster Impacts
Article on November 20, 2012 webinar
From the North Central Risk Management Center
Droughts and natural disasters have caused widespread effects across the farm economy this past year by increasing price volatility and production risk, as well as increasing financial uncertainty. These risks directly affect farms and ranches impacted by the natural disaster but also producers far removed are affected by reduced input supplies and price increases. A three part webinar series will present issues concerning managing drought and disaster impacts.
The first webinar was November 20 and addressed livestock issues. Presentations and presenters included:
Market Outlooks for Cattle, Dairy, Forage and Feed –
Erika Rosa-Sanko and Katelyn McCullock (Livestock Marketing Information Center)
Feeding Risks from Drought Impacted Feeds and Forages -
Dr. Rachel Endecott (Montana State University)
Should I Buy Hay or Sell Cows - Jeffrey Tranel (Colorado State University)
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