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Texas Plans Livestock Risk Management Workshops

Texas Cooperative Extension (TCE) is partnering with USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) and the National Cattlemen's Beef Association to offer two, one-day Livestock Risk Management Workshops aimed at assisting cattlemen with their risk management skills.

Texas Cooperative Extension (TCE) is partnering with USDA's Risk Management Agency (RMA) and the National Cattlemen's Beef Association to offer two, one-day Livestock Risk Management Workshops aimed at assisting cattlemen with their risk management skills. The workshops will provide cattlemen an overview of RMA-approved risk management tools available through local crop insurance agents, as well as other TCE risk management programs.

Presenters will cover pasture, rangeland and forage insurance; livestock risk protection for feeder and fed cattle; livestock gross margin; and the current market situation and outlook.

Workshops are Oct. 22 at the Texas A&M University Research and Extension Center near Vernon, and Nov. 7 in San Angelo at the Management, Instruction and Research Center of Angelo State University. Both begin at 9 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.

There is no registration fee but registration is required. For the Vernon workshop, contact Stan Bevers at s-Bevers@tamu.edu, or Janet Case at jcase@ag.tamu.edu. To register for the San Angelo workshop, contact Bill Thompson at w-thompson@tamu.edu.
Or register at agrisk.tamu.edu.
-- TEC news release