Crop Insurance Workshop Oct. 30 in Grand Island
The Nebraska Extension crop insurance workshop, “Disasters, Farm Bill, Trade and Hemp … Oh My!,” will offer information and resources to help agricultural professionals and their clients make more profitable risk management decisions.
The workshop will be Oct. 30 in Grand Island, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., at the Heartland Events Center, 700 E. Stolley Park Road. Registration is $100 (with a $20 late fee applied after Oct. 25). Register at cropinsure.unl.edu or by calling 402-472-1742.
The day will feature a panel discussion on natural disasters, plus sessions on farm policy, a market outlook, trade education, utilizing crop insurance, and hemp policy and risk management. Speakers and presenters will include Nebraska Extension experts and representatives from the Department of Agriculture, USDA Farm Service Agency, Natural Resources Conservation Service, and USDA Risk Management Agency. (See program brochure for full agenda.)
The workshop aims to give professionals the ability to design an appropriate risk management plan for their own farm or ranch, or for their clients. The information will be relevant to a variety of people in agriculture, including growers, ranchers, crop insurance agents, lenders, farm managers, brokers, merchandisers, consultants and financial advisers.
This event is part of a workshop series created in partnership with Extension departments at Kansas State University, Oklahoma State University, and Colorado State University. Additional workshop sites are:
- Brush, Colorado: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. MDT, Event Center at Brush Fairgrounds
- Salina, Kansas: Thursday, Oct. 31, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CDT, Tony’s Pizza Event Center, 800 The Midway
- Enid, Okla: Friday, Nov. 1, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. CDT, Autry Technology Center, 1201 W. Willow