Dairy talk

Marin Bozic, a dairy economist and assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, talks with South Dakota dairy producers May 22, 2013, at the Alfred Dairy Science Hall at South Dakota State University.

Dairy producers can learn about the new Dairy Revenue Protection program and Dairy Margin Coverage in a webinar hosted by I-29 Moo University at noon Friday, May 17.

Presenters will include:

• Marin Bozic, assistant professor in dairy foods marketing economics with the University of Minnesota;

• Josh Newton, crop insurance team leader with Compeer Financial;

• Cassandra Monger, dairy industry specialist wiht Compeer Financial.

Bozic will outline developments in the Dairy Revenue Protection program and how producers benefit from it. He will also provide forecasts for the next year.

Newton and Monger will focus on Dairy Revenue Protection from a lender’s perspective, including results from the first quarter in 2019. They will discuss how the Dairy Revenue Protection program is set up to serve each operation, how it fits into a producer’s overall risk management plan, and execution of the program from application to endorsement.

There is no fee or pre-registration for the webinar. Producers can access the webinar at noon on May 17 by visiting https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/isuedairy/.

The I-29 Moo University is a consortium of university extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.For more information about this webinar or other I-29 Moo University programs, contact your extension dairy specialist. In Northwest Iowa, contact Fred M. Hall at 712-737-4230 or fredhall@iastate.edu.