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
- 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.