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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:

Innovative Livestock Price Risk Management webinar series
Wednesday, June 9 and Wednesday, June 16, 2021
This is a two-part webinar series and by registering you can will be registered for both webinars, but you can choose to attend both or just one. The intent is to help livestock farmers (pork and beef) farmers learn about price risk management methods available to you.




Archived Webinars:



Farm Programs and Activities

Iowa Commodity Challenge

The 2021 New Crop Iowa Commodity Challenge provides the opportunity to learn crop marketing using a simulation to experiment with futures and ag options with real markets.

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.

How to get $4 corn Workshop

This new workshop was specifically designed in these tight margin times to help farmers learn and apply the steps to corn and soybean marketing including a the full 18-month crop marketing window.

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.