In mid-February, Iowa State University aired a Web cast discussing risk management for cattle and hog producers. The speakers focused on feed costs risk, covering strategies for managing feed costs and the role of alternative feedstuffs. They also discussed outlook for feed and livestock, and strategies for managing price risk using futures, options and insurance products.
You can go to the Iowa Beef Center Web site to access the Web cast. Here are direct links to the sections discussed during the Webinar that first aired February 16:
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