March 24, 2023: What is Risk Management?

As the risk education manager at the Center for Dairy Excellence, it is a main responsibility of mine to not only understand the available risk management opportunities, but also to be able to  explain them to dairy farmers to help them determine what strategies will work best for their operations. I thought this week would be a good week to write about what risk management is as I am  sitting at a hotel room desk in Harrisonburg, Virginia in between meetings where I was asked to talk to two different groups of Virginia dairy farmers about risk management. Read More