Grain Marketing Workshops in Alliance and Sidney

Grain Marketing Workshops in Alliance and Sidney January 23, 2017

Grain marketing workshops will be offered Jan. 31 in Alliance and Feb. 1 in Sidney to assist grain producers minimize losses during this time of low prices.

Nebraska Extension educators will present location- and commodity-specific marketing information. Topics include developing a written marketing plan, and understanding basis and carrying charges. The workshops feature the Marketing in a New Era simulator and the Grain Marketing Plan smartphone application. 

Workshop locations:

  • Jan. 31 in Alliance at the Alliance Public Library, 1750 Sweetwater Ave.; contact John Thomas, 308-762-5616.
  • Feb. 1 in Sidney at the Cheyenne County Community Center, 645 Toledo St.; contact Karen DeBoer, 308-254-4455

Register by visiting go.unl.edu/marketingworkshops or calling the number provided for the desired location. Each workshop will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. Complimentary lunch is provided. Workshops are limited to 40 participants each. 

Workshops are funded by the Nebraska Corn Board and Nebraska Soybean Board.

For more information or assistance, contact Jessica Groskopf, Nebraska Extension Educator, 308-632-1247, e-mail jgroskopf2@unl.edu.