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The Production Risk Pillar

Production is what farmers know best. However, it never hurts to hear some needed advice from the experts.

Production risk exists in weather, in yield, in quality, in expansion of the farm operation, rotations, seasonality, government programs and more.

Watch Reg Shandro explain the production risk pillar of the ‘5 Pillars of Risk Management’.

For more information about production risk check out this excellent guide by Utah State University: Managing Production Risk in Agriculture
This workshop was funded in part by the Agriculture & Food Council of Alberta

 

Cost of Shrinkage in the Beef Industry

Shrinkage is the expression of stress in cattle and can be detrimental to your business. Shrinkage is caused by many things including stress from being transported, having a change in diet or not having adequate amounts of food and water. Brenda Schoepp discusses how best to avoid this stress, cattle should be transported at their own pace and always have acces to food and water.

 

Beef Marketing Part 1

 

 What is Pencil Shrinkage