Is crop insurance confusing to you, and marketing your grain even more overwhelming?
If so there is help out there, come to Hays on Feb. 6 or 7 and learn from Extension specialists Art Barnaby and Dan O'Brien. RAM I, "The Basics," is designed for participants that are new to pre-harvest selling using marketing tools and have a limited understanding of the crop insurance contract. Participants that are more interested in a more in-depth workshop experience should consider participation in a RAM II rather than RAM I, "The Basics" workshop.
Both of these workshops utilize a case study, with participant's managing a typical grain farm. Participants will have the opportunity to select type and level of crop insurance, decide on Farm Service Agency program participation, and then work through a typical grain marketing year. In the RAM I Workshop the case study tools will be limited to cash sales, forward contract and/or puts. The RAM II program will involve more sophisticated marketing strategies and risk-management tools.
RSVP and registration fee are requested by Feb. 1 by calling the Ellis County Extension Office at 785-628-9430, or email Theresa at email@example.com.
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