Kansas State University Research and Extension, along with Oklahoma State University, Colorado State University and the University of Nebraska, has set up a series of workshops focusing on insurance issues in agriculture.

The workshop schedule is as follows:

  • Nov. 2 in Brush, Colo., at the Event Center at the Brush Fairgrounds;
  • Nov. 3 in Grand Island, Neb., at College Park, 3180 W. (U.S.) Highway 34;
  • Nov. 4 in Salina, Kan., at the Salina Ramada Inn, 1616 W. Crawford; and
  • Nov. 5 in Enid, Okla., at the Autry Technology Center, 1201 W. Willow.

Each workshop is designed for crop insurance agents, agricultural producers, lenders and educators, marketing consultants and others who are focused on helping themselves or their clients make more profitable risk-management decisions, says Art Barnaby, Kansas State professor and Extension agricultural economist.

Presentations at each workshop will include:

  • The Farm Income Safety Net and the Next Farm Bill
  • Standard Reinsurance Agreement;
  • Changes in the Crop Insurance Program;
  • Grain Market Analysis and Outlook;
  • With a Common Yield Guarantee in CCIP;
  • Adding Price Options Creates Revenue;
  • Coverage. How Does the Historically Wide Wheat Basis Affect Those Price Options?
  • Are Cash Settlement Prices the Answer?
  • ACRE, SURE and Ad Hoc Disaster: How Can Anyone Sell Crop Insurance? 

The per-person cost to attend a workshop is $85 if paid at least six days prior to the selected workshop, and $100 after that deadline or on site. More information.

Source: Kansas State University