CSU Announces Upcoming Producer Programs

The Colorado State University Extension Agriculture and Business Management (ABM) Team will present two programs in 2019 that are designed to assist farmers and ranchers manage these difficult financial times in agriculture.

The Financial Management Strategies program will cover topics including, risk management, business planning, enterprise budgeting, record keeping, interpretation of financial statements, and selecting farm financial software. The program will be hosted by ABM Economists, Jenny Beiermann, Dr. Norm Dalsted, and Dr. Brent Young. Program dates and locations are February 18, Sterling and February 21, La Junta. For more information and to register online visit http://2019fms.eventbrite.com . This program is funded in partnership by USDA, Risk Management Agency, under award number RM18RMEPP522C047.

The 2019 Ag Outlook & Strategy Forum program will cover topics including market outlook, breakeven analysis, using commodity insurance as a part of a comprehensive marketing plan, using futures and options to manage risk, and cross hedging weaned calves. The program will be hosted by ABM Economists, Jenny Beiermann, Dr. Steve Koontz, and Dr. Brent Young. Programs dates and locations are January 31, Colorado Farm Show, Greeley; February 8 SCALE, Lamar; February 19, Sterling; and February 22, Limon. For more information and to register online visit http://2019agoutlook.eventbrite.com. This program is funded in partnership by USDA, Risk Management Agency, under award number RM18RMEPP522C047.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.