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.


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:

Beginning Farmer Financial Assistance Webinar
Wednesday, December 14 at 1:00 CST.

Weather/Climate Outlook for 2017
Monday, January 23 at 1:00 CST.

2017 Crop Insurance and Marketing
Monday, February 20 at 1:00 CST.

Archived Webinars:

    Farm Programs and Activities

    Commodity Challenge

    2015 - 16 New Crop Iowa Commodity Challenge provides the opportunity to learn marketing tools through real market simulation.

    2014 Farm Bill Education/Information

    View up-to-date resources from Iowa Farm Bureau’s statewide Farm Bill educational effort and decisions made for program election.