Nebraska Extension to hold crop insurance workshop on Nov.11

November 5, 2015

Lincoln, Neb. —Professionals, including growers and ranchers, who wish to enhance their knowledge of risk management and their ability to design an appropriate risk management plan are encouraged to register for a crop insurance workshop hosted by Nebraska Extension on Nov. 11 in Grand Island. 

“We feel that this workshop will be quite useful to farmers and lenders, in addition to crop insurance agents,” said Nebraska Extension Specialist, Cory Walters. “The workshop will help improve participants understanding of how to deal with the current environment.”

The workshop will discuss lessons from agriculture’s past, the financial picture from the farm level, how crop insurance will use big data, grain and livestock market outlook, and eliminating harvest price in crop insurance. 

The cost to attend the workshop is $120. To register, visit

The workshop is held in conjunction with workshops hosted by Colorado State Univeristy Extension, Kansas State University Research and Extension, and Oklahoma State University Extension. 

For more information, contact Cory Walters at 402-472-0366 or

Cory Walters
Department of Agricultural Economics