Risk Management Workshop for Farmers

Managing Risk in Agriculture workshop this Thursday,May 2 by UC Cooperative Extension and USDA Risk Management Agency in Watsonville.

UC Cooperative Extension and USDA Risk Management Agency will host a “Surviving in Agriculture” workshop this Thursday,May 2 from 8:30-3:00 at the UC Cooperative Extension office at 1432 Freedom Boulevard in Watsonville. This workshop will help farmers evaluate and control risks in berry, row crop and other agricultural enterprises. The workshop will cover partial budgets, Enterprise Risk Analyzer, tolerance to risk and breakeven analysis. The presenters are Farm Advisors and Agricultural Economists from the University of California, University of Wymoning and Colorado State University. This is a free workshop with lunch and translation to Spanish provided. For information or to request special accomodations please contact Laura Tourte (831) 763-8005; [email protected] Additional information on risk management can be found at http://eRightRisk.com

AthenaPratt

District Conservationist with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service