This conference is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture. USDA funding is provided for the scientific/education portion of the program.



Pre-Conference Seminar

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
Buckeye A & B

Recognizing the Human Side of Ag Risk Management:
Tools and Tips for Educators toward Helping
Farmers & Ranchers Manage Stress

Time   Presenter
1:00 Welcome  
1:10 "Our Brain on Stress"
(Including a Case Study)
Dr. John Shutske
University of Wisconsin
2:55 Break  
3:30 Behavioral Economics: Decision Making in a Down Market Dr. Ray Massey
University of Missouri
4:00 A Lender's Role Charles Yoder
AgCredit, Marion, OH
4:20 Utilizing a Farm Advisory Team Mark Thomas
Dairy Farmer, Louisville, OH
5:00 Adjourn