This session is designed to provide feedback on a set of two-day Risk Management and Financial Planning Training Seminars utilizing FAST Tools. Participants could enroll in one or two-day workshops. The first day workshop was entitled Exploring Risk Management and Marketing Strategies Using FAST and the second day was entitled Improving Your Financial Management Using FAST. Exploring Risk Management and Marketing Strategies Using FAST focused on tools that help producers make crop insurance, grain marketing, and grain management decisions. Improving Your Financial Management Using FAST demonstrated how selected tools can be used to prepare and evaluate farm financial statements, conduct short and long term financial plans, and assess grain storage, real estate, and machinery investments. Producers, lenders, crop insurance agents and agribusiness personnel participated in the hands-on computer workshops utilizing a mobile computer lab. Sessions were held at 4 separate locations. The structure of the educational seminars will be discussed as well as demonstration of the excel-based tools. Each of the attendees will receive a complimentary FAST CD.
|Conference||2007 National Extension Risk Management Education Conference|