Managing risk price on your dairy will be the topic of an educational seminar set for Dec. 15 in Modesto, Calif. and Dec. 16 in Tulare, Calif.

The sessions are hosted by Western United Dairymen. Sponsors are American AgCredit; Bank of America; F&M Bank; Western Milling and Yosemite Farm Credit.

The meetings will provide an introduction to price risk management. Information will be provided by the leading brokers and consultants in the field: Blimling, Downes-O'Neil/FC Stone and First Capitol Ag.

Seminar topics include The Changed Economic Landscape; Risk Management as Margin Management and California Uniqueness, Execution and Outlook.

The Modesto, Calif. seminar will be held Tuesday, Dec. 15 at the Stanislaus County Ag Center, 3800 Cornucopia Way, Modesto, Calif., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Tulare, Calif. seminar will be held Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Tulare Ag Center, 4450 S. Laspina Street, Tulare, Calif.

Registration is free to WUD members. Non-member registration fee is $30.

Registration deadline is Dec. 9, 2009. Download a registration form here.

Source: Western United Dairymen