Surviving in Agriculture Workshop Sept. 26, El Centro
The USDA's Risk Management Agency and the University of California Cooperative Extension in Imperial County invite you to join us for Surviving in Agriculture a risk management workshop that will help your farm thrive in today’s challenging environment. Workshop presentations and activities are designed to help you and your family or business partners gain a better understanding of how to manage risk in your farm operation.
Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012
9 a.m. - Noon
UC Desert Research and Extension Center
1004 E. Holton Rd., El Centro
• Welcome & An overview of Agriculture in Imperial County
Eric Natwick and Khaled Bali, UCCE Farm Advisors, Imperial County
• Ag Risk-5: Learn more about tools for managing risk and thriving in today’s agriculture
Dr. Jay Parsons, Agricultural Economist, Colorado State University
• Strategic Risk Management: calculate your tolerance for risk
John Hewlett, Ranch/Farm Management Specialist, University of Wyoming
• Ag Survivor - Risk Decisions on Farms (a risk simulation)
John Hewlett and Dr. Jay Parsons
Wednesday, Sept. 262012
1 p.m to 3 p.m.
• Practice using risk management tools using actual farm records/case study information (computers provided). See how your operation compares to others, learn to analyze your own records, evaluate risk exposure and more.
To Register: For more information, to register, or to request any special accommodation you may need, please contact Andrea Estrada by phone at 760.352.9474 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
El Centro, California