Three organic farmers sit down to discuss financial risk management in organic grain farming. Panelists: Wyatt Muse, Dave Bishop, Jack Erisman.
Rebecca Huston of the Illinois Treasurer’s Office describes programs the state offers to provide financial support to area farmers.
Patrick Evans of the Illinois Finance Authority describes programs they offer to help support area grain farmers.
Logan County FSA agents explain various federal programs available to organic grain producers including direct and guaranteed loan programs.
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.
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.