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CSU Extension announces producer programs available in 2020

-CSU Extension

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — The Colorado State University Extension Agriculture and Business Management (ABM) Team will present two programs in 2019 and 2020 that are designed to assist farmers and ranchers in managing 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, Brent Young, and Norm Dalsted. Program dates and locations are Dec. 12, 2019, in Glenwood Springs, Jan. 15 in Fairplay, Jan. 16 in Westcliffe, Jan. 20 in Julesburg, Feb. 12 in Pagosa Springs, and March 11 in Steamboat Springs. For more information and to register online, visit http://2020fms.eventbrite.com. The cost of the program is $15 and includes lunch. 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 Brent Young and Jenny Beiermann. Program dates and locations are Jan. 22 in Burlington, Feb. 11 in Cortez, March 10 in Delta, and March 12 in Steamboat Springs. For more information and to register online, visit http://2020agoutlook.eventbrite.com. The cost of the program is $15 and includes lunch. This program is funded in partnership by USDA, Risk Management Agency, under award number RM18RMEPP522C047.