Three organic farmers sit down to discuss financial risk management in organic grain farming. Panelists: Wyatt Muse, Dave Bishop, Jack Erisman.
Illinois Treasurer’s Office Programs
Rebecca Huston of the Illinois Treasurer’s Office describes programs the state offers to provide financial support to area farmers.
Illinois Finance Authority Programs
Patrick Evans of the Illinois Finance Authority describes programs they offer to help support area grain farmers.
Farm Service Agency Programs
Logan County FSA agents explain various federal programs available to organic grain producers including direct and guaranteed loan programs.
Insurance Products for Organic Grain Crops
Todd Haab, crop insurance agent at Strategic Farm Marketing, describes the ins and outs of crop insurance for organic grain farmers and its favorable future.
Cash Flows on Organic Farms and Forecasts for Organic Grain Farmers
Richard Ritter, VP of Ag Lending at Flanagan State Bank, delivers a hard hitting presentation on the realities of cash flow in organic and conventional grain systems.