Cattle producers’ webinars

Here’s a great opportunity for cattle producers. There will be two upcoming webinars on Dollars and Sense for Cow-Calf Producers; September 28 and October 5.

Scheduled topics and speakers for the webinars include:

Tues. Sept. 28 — Risk Management for Cow/Calf Producers

  • “Knowing Your Production Costs” — Daniel Rivera, director of Southwest Research and Extension Center in Hope and associate professor of animal science
  • “Using Price Risk Management in Cow/Calf Production” — Josh Maples, assistant professor, Dept. of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State University
  • “The Alphabet Soup of Risk Management Programs” — Marcus Creasy, Silveus Insurance Group agent

Oct. 5 — Fall Cattle Marketing Update

  • “Market Climate and Marketing Considerations” — James Mitchell, Division of Agriculture livestock economist
  • “Feeding Options for Weaned Calves” — Shane Gadberry, Division of Agriculture ruminant nutritionist
  • “GoGreen Program Requirements” — Rachel Bearden, Hot Spring County extension agent

There is no cost to participate, but participants must register at

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