Surviving in Agriculture Workshop Sept. 26, El Centro

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 • El Centro, CA

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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

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UC Desert Research and Extension Center

El Centro, California
United States

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