Risk Management

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 About Risk Management

Today’s farmers and ranchers face an unprecedented risk environment. Risk management involves choosing tools and strategies designed to reduce the financial effects of the uncertainties of commodity prices, government policies, crop yields, global economies, weather, human factors and other conditions that can cause fluctuations in farm income.

Risk Management Education Needs

The North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center continues to assess the risk management needs of producers in the north central region by holding focus groups, developing surveys, and discussion with producers and professionals working in the agricultural industry.

For all needs assessment information, click here.

Ag Risk Library

The Ag Risk & Farm Management Library collects, categorizes and organizes thousands of Agriculture Risk and Farm Management documents, videos and presentations to help you find the information you need.

Farm Stress Management

Here are some resources and information on farm stress management.