Webinars Dive Into Farm Bill Specifics, Grain Marketing

Webinars Dive Into Farm Bill Specifics, Grain Marketing

Catch four webinars this month on the farm bill, grain marketing and crop outlook

On Wednesday, the University of Illinois Farmdoc team will continue its webinar series examining the 2014 crop economic outlook, USDA's March 1 grain stock report and the farm bill's Supplemental Coverage Option and Producer Margin Protection Program.

Participants will have the opportunity to send specific questions to webinar presenters. Each webinar will be limited to one hour in total. The format will allow 30 minutes for presentations and 30 minutes for questions and answers.

Related: Farm Bill Complicates 2014 Marketing Plans

Catch four webinars this month on the farm bill, grain marketing and crop outlook

To register, visit the webinar Web page and select the individual webinar you are interested in. You will be directed to a GoToWebinar event registration page and receive additional information via email.  Registration is free.

Events listed below are in central time.

March 12, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Understanding the Supplemental Coverage Option in the 2014 Farm Bill
Nick Paulson, Associate Professor, Department of ACE, University of Illinois

March 19, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Crop Economic Outlook 2014
Gary Schnitkey, Professor Department of ACE, University of Illinois

March 26, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Introduction and Strategic Implementation of the Dairy Producer Margin Protection Program
John Newton, Assistant Professor Department of ACE, University of Illinois

March 31, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Implications of USDA's March 1 Grain Stocks and Prospective Plantings reports for corn and soybean balance sheets and price prospects
Darrel Good, Professor Emeritus and Scott Irwin, Professor, Department of ACE, University of Illinois

Also view slides of past webinars, Crop Insurance 2014 and Understanding the Price Loss Coverage and Agriculture Risk Coverage programs in the 2014 Farm Bill.

Find out more about any of the Farmdoc webinars here.

TAGS: USDA Soybean
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