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2017 crop marketing and risk management workshops set

Mississippi State Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension Service, and Mississippi Farm Bureau will host two area 2017 crop marketing workshops.

Mississippi State Department of Agricultural Economics, Extension Service, and Mississippi Farm Bureau will host two area crop marketing workshops March 8 at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, Miss., and March 9 at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona, Miss.

The programs will start at 10 a.m. and end around 3p.m.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Risk and risk management
  • Futures markets
  • Hedging
  • Options, puts, and calls
  • Enterprise budgets and estimating breakeven/cost of production
  • Creating a marketing plan
  • Crop insurance as part of a risk management/marketing plan

For more information and to RSVP for either event, contact Dr. Brian Williams, assistant Extension professor, Mississippi State University, at [email protected] or (662) 325-2676.

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