Tools to Help Manage Financial Risk for Livestock Producers

Tools to Help Manage Financial Risk for Livestock Producers

Summary: Changing climate, market conditions, and many other factors impact the work and health of livestock producers, ranchers, and farmers. When a natural disaster is added on top of other stressors, support from a variety of sources is needed. This webinar will focus on the USDA Disaster Assistance Programs available to support producers who are raising livestock.

Objectives: At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to…
1. Understand the options available to Livestock producers through USDA Disaster Assistance programs
2. Explore the timeline and process requirements for participation in these programs
3. Summarize the program benefits to farmer/rancher mental and financial health

Intended Audience: Livestock producers, ranchers, farmers, ag safety and health professionals

Jack Field, B.S.

Risk Advisor, CKP Insurance

Jack is a member of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, Washington Cattle Feeder’s Association (WCFA), and Washington Cattlemen’s Association and is currently the Executive Director of the WCFA. Jack previously was employed as the Executive Vice President of the Washington Cattlemen’s Association from 2004-2017. Jack also represents the WCFA in Olympia throughout the legislative session. Jack works closely with Cattle Feeders throughout the Pacific Northwest to address the challenges that face the cattle feeding community. Jack is also an agent with CKP Insurance, LLC.

Jack has been working with CKP Insurance since 2017 and has had the opportunity to work with cattlemen and hay producers throughout WA, OR and ID assisting them with the Pasture Range and Forage Program and the Livestock Risk Protection Program. Jack graduated with a Bachelors of Science degree in Agricultural Science and Technology and a minor in Agricultural Systems Management from the University of Idaho in 1999.
Prior to joining the Washington Cattlemen's Association in 2004, he was an assistant farm manager on a 2,200-acre irrigated row crop in White Swan, Washington. Jack was raised on a small cow/calf operation in central Oregon.  Jack resides in Yakima, WA with his wife Skye where they own and operate Lazy JF Cattle Co. a small commercial cow/calf cattle operation.

Continuing Education: The Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety offers 0.10 CEU or 1.0 contact hour/s of participation. This course is eligible for 1.0 CPH Recertification Credits and is sponsored by the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, an approved provider of CPH Recertification Credits by the National Board of Public Health Examiners. The following groups of professionals have been able to use these CEUs in the past; Industrial Hygiene (CIH), Certified Public Health Professional(CPH), Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Nursing (RN, LPN), Social Work (LSW), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), Audiology (ABA), and others. Please contact your accrediting agency regarding any questions about receiving credits.



Webinar: Tools to Help Manage Financial Risk for Livestock Producers
Recorded 04/12/2022
Recorded 04/12/2022
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Continuing Education Certificate
1.00 Contact Hour/s credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Contact Hour/s credit  |  Certificate available