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Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch

January 21, 2012
Emporia, KS

The National Drought Mitigation Center teamed up with the Kansas Graziers Winter Conference to present a full-day "Managing Drought Risk on the Ranch" workshop on January, 21, 2012.  The workshop was provided with funding by the USDA RMA's Risk Management Education program. Over 100 rangeland managers participated in the workshop. 

Presentations

  • Strategic and Scenario Planning: Financial Considerations
    Barry Dunn
  • Weathering Tough Times
    Charlie Griffin
  • Climatic Impacts and Range Condition
    David Kraft
  • Forage and Livestock Management Considerations
    Jerry Volesky
  • Flexible Stocking Plan, Trigger Dates, and Monitoring Forage
    Dwayne Rice
  • Pasture, Rangeland, Forage Crop Insurance: Is this a good Risk Management Option for Me?
    USDA RMA
  • Drought 2011: Where are We and What’s Next?
    Mary Knapp

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