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Review of What Dairy Producers Need to Know About New Risk Management Tools set for May 17

Farm & Ranch Life | IA

Posted on: May 10th 2019

Source: Iowa State University

I-29 Moo University will host a webinar to review the Dairy Revenue Protection and Dairy Margin Coverage programs at 12:00 noon on Friday, May 17.

Presenters will include:

  • Marin Bozic, Assistant Professor in Dairy Foods Marketing Economics, University of Minnesota;
  • Josh Newton, Crop Insurance Team Leader, Compeer Financial;
  • Cassandra Monger, Dairy Industry Specialist, Compeer Financial.

Bozic will outline developments in the Dairy Revenue Protection program and how producers are benefitting from it, as well as provide forecasts for the next year.

Newton and Monger will focus on Dairy Revenue Protection from a lender’s perspective, including results from the first quarter in 2019. They will discuss how the Dairy Revenue Protection program is set up to serve each operation, how it fits into a producer’s overall risk management plan, and execution of the program from application to endorsement.

There is no fee or pre-registration for the webinar. Producers can access the webinar at noon on May 17 by visiting https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/isuedairy/.

The I-29 Moo University is a consortium of Extension Dairy Specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. Now in its thirteenth year, the consortium provides resources and education to enhance a sustainable dairy community along the I-29 corridor by focusing on: best management practices, utilization of research-based expertise and resources, and agvocating the benefits of a vibrant dairy community.

For more information about this webinar or other I-29 Moo University programs, contact your Extension Dairy Specialist. In Northwest Iowa, contact Fred M. Hall at 712-737-4230 or fredhall@iastate.edu.

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