Risk Management and Financial Analysis Workshop

for Nursery/Greenhouse Growers:

A USDA-RMA Risk Management and Crop Insurance Education Commodity Partnership Program

Program Agenda

9:00–9:30AM Registration

9:30-10:00AM Open discussion on risks facing nursery firms; risk management skills assessment; financial strengths quiz.

10:00-10:45AM General risk management principles and concepts (Dr. J. Haydu)

 10:45-11:00AM Break

 11:00-11:40AMBusiness and financial management tools (Dr. A. Hodges)

11:40AM-12:20PMCrop insurance (Dr. L. Crane)

12:20-1:00PM Lunch

 1:00-3:30PM

(Includes break) Computer-based tools for horticulture business analysis (Dr.’s Hodges, Haydu)

3:30-4:00PM Risk management workshop wrap-up discussion

4:00-4:15PM Workshop evaluation and adjournment

Registration Fee $20 - Registration Form at http://www.ca.uky.edu/HLA/Dunwell/RiskmgtFincAnlys05.html