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University of Illinois Extension serving Logan, Menard and Sangamon Counties

Sangamon County
700 S. Airport Drive
Springfield, IL 62707
Phone: 217-782-4617
FAX: 217-524-6662
Email: uie-lms@illinois.edu
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Logan County
980 N. Postville Dr.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-732-8289
FAX: 217-735-5837
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Menard County
420 S. 7th St.
Petersburg, IL 62675
Phone: 217-632-7491
FAX: 217-632-2425
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 8:30 am - Noon and 1 pm - 4 pm (Closed 12 - 1 pm)

Local Food Systems and Small Farms

Local Food Systems and Small Farms

Don't Worry, Be Savvy: Farm Savvy Risk Management Webinar Series

This four-part webinar series provides a comprehensive look at methods of evaluating, managing and reducing risk on small farms. Through these webinars, small farmers will be able to ensure their success by identifying, assessing, and addressing the risks that threaten their farms. Co-sponsored by the Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation and the University of Illinois Extension.

  • Financial Risk Management
    Learn more about business and financial risk management practices, such as choosing the correct business entity and effective business planning. Presented on February 6, 2012 Presenter - Angela Tucker,Small Farm Legal Fellow, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Champaign, IL

  • Managing Human Risk
    Learn about human risk, focusing on contingency and estate planning and other personnel risks Presented on February 13, 2012 Presenter - Angela Tucker,Small Farm Legal Fellow, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Champaign, IL

  • Molting and Determining Production of Laying Hens PDF
    Information shared at the August 18 Birds of a Feather class. David D. Frame, DVM, Extension Poultry Specialist, Utah State University Cooperative Extension

  • Risk Management Basics
    Learn how to evaluate your capacity for taking risks and information about the various types of insurance available to manage your particular risks. Presented on January 23, 2012 Presenter - Angela Tucker,Small Farm Legal Fellow, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Champaign, IL

  • Risk Management in Production and Marketing
    Learn about how to manage risk using production and marketing practices. Presented on January 30, 2012 Presenters - Angela Tucker,Small Farm Legal Fellow, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance Foundation, Champaign, IL and Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant, Local Foods Systems and Small Farms Educator, University of Illinois Extension, Springfield, IL