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Risk Management Education

Risk Management Education Innovative, market-based risk management critical to farming operations.

Risk Management EducationRisk has always been a part of agriculture. But farming has changed dramatically over the past few years. The most successful farmers are looking for an innovative approach to risk management as a critical part of their overall strategy. Farm Bureau’s goal is to help producers find ways to better manage their risks through effective, market-based risk management education.

Farm Bureau offers education that can be delivered in a variety of methods from local workshops to webinars. For more information on Farm Bureau’s Risk Management programs, please contact Ed Kordick, Commodity Services Manager.

Webinars/Webcasts

Farm Bureau offers a variety of webinars on timely topics critical to managing your farming operation.  A list of upcoming and recorded webinars are listed below.

Upcoming Webinars:

2018 Iowa Farm Income Tax Webinar - 11/9/2018
The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) will present its annual Iowa Farm Income Tax webinar on Friday, November 9, at 1:00 p.m. With new changes to the tax code and revised regulations, farmers know that staying up to date on the latest tax changes and preparing farm income taxes can be a real challenge. This webinar is designed to help farmers overcome that challenge. Click here for more information.

Exploring Opportunities to Diversify Your Farm - 11/19/2018
Farm Bureau Margin Management webinar series continues on Monday, November 19 at 1:00 pm with a live webinar on ideas on opportunities to diversify farm operations. This webinar will give the who, what, when, where and why of improving profitability by expanding the diversity of operations and market outlets. Current market trends, projected demands for row crop alternatives, pain points and rewards of diversification, and successful case studies will be addressed. Click here for more information.



Archived Webinars:




    Farm Programs and Activities

    Commodity Challenge

    2018 New Crop Iowa Commodity Challenge provides the opportunity to learn marketing tools through real market simulation.

    2017 Economic Summit

    Hundreds of farmers gathered in West Des Moines to hear nationally-recognized speakers discuss the future of the ag economy at Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2017 Economic Summit.

    2017-18 "Winning The Game" Workshops

    Practical advice to help farmers write and execute a post-harvest marketing plan. Learn market signals that help in making marketing decisions after harvest.

    2016 Economic Summit

    Hundreds of farmers gathered in West Des Moines to hear nationally-recognized speakers discuss the future of the ag economy at Iowa Farm Bureau’s 2016 Economic Summit.