CAS’ John Mangus and Kole Swanser recently returned from a week of meeting and working with Kansas beginning producers. Mangus and Swanser presented introductory risk management and crop insurance informational workshops to beginning producers in eight Kansas locations, reaching over 300 participants.
CAS presenters delivered "Farming is Risky Business," a presentation which includes an introduction to risk and risk management concepts. Participants participated in a computer-simulation game where each participant makes operating and marketing decisions on a cow-calf / wheat farming operation.
CAS appreciates the assistance of the Kansas FFA and participating vo-ag instructors for coordinating these workshops.