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  • A General Introduction to Risk Management
    Dennis Kaan, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Service, December 2001, slide narration by John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service.

    Risk management is the practice of managing the resources of the operation in such a way as to maintain an acceptable level of risk.
  • A Lasting Legacy course #1 from RightRiskTM
    Rodney Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, July 2007.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering 1) Intergeneratational Relationships- Parent/Adult Child Relationships and Managing Intergenerational relationships, 2) Legacy Components- Values and Life Lessons and Personal Possessions of Emotional value in two modules and four lessons. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • A Lasting Legacy course #2 from RightRiskTM
    Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Rodney Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, July 2007.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering 1) Final Wishes and Instructions- End-of-Life Issues, Pre-Death Wishes, and Final Instructions, 2) Financial Assets and Real Estate- Estate Planning, Financial Planning, and Transferring Real Property across two modules and six lessons. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • AGR-Lite Traning Course from RightRiskTM
    Rodney Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, March 2008.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering: Introduction to Risk Management, AGR-Lite Overview, Application Process, In the Event of a Loss, Documentation Considerations, and a Summary and Example in six lessons. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • An Introduction to Production Risk Management
    Dennis Kaan, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Service, December 2001, slide narration by John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service.

    When an agricultural producer plants seed in the ground or turns bulls out with cows, s/he expects to produce something from that action. There are a myriad of things that can go wrong in the process. That is production risk.
  • An Introduction to Marketing Risk Management
    Trent Teegerstrom, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Service, December 2001, slide narration by John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service.

    Agricultural marketing risk is most often thought of as the risk associated with the selling of the end product (wheat, corn, calves, cotton), but that is only part of the story.
  • An Introduction to Financial Risk Management
    John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service, December 2001

    Financial risk can take many different forms but generally comes about through three separate areas of business activity. . .
  • An Introduction to Legal Risk Management
    John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service, December 2001

    Legal risks permeate nearly every aspect of day-to-day operation of a farm or ranch. Legal issues can also be found in each of the other risk categories. . .
  • An Introduction to Human Risk Management
    Trent Teegerstrom, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Service, December 2001, slide narration by John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service.

    Human resource risk deals with the changes to a business resulting from any of the following: hiring/firing employees, death, divorce, injury, poor health. . .
  • An Introduction to Strategic Planning
    Dennis Kaan, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension Service, December 2001, slide narration by John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service.

    There are many alternatives to choose from and many aspects of the business which require assessment, planning, decision making and implementation of strategies to address risk. Strategic planning for risk management is an ongoing process much like any production process.
  • Feasibility of Alternative Rural Enterprises course from RightRiskTM
    Rodney Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, Sept. 2006.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering 1) Agricultural and Rural Enterprises, 2) Selecting and Planning for Alternative Enterprise, and 3) Assessing Risks. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • Getting On Track: Better Management Through Basic Ag Records course from RightRiskTM
    Trent Teegerstrom, University of Arizona, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, Rodney L. Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, July 2009.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course including four vignettes titled: Preserving The Tradition, Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket Get the Max From Your Tax, and 4-H Gone Hog Wild. Other topics covered include: why keep records?, basic record keeping 5 easy steps, keeping production records, keeping financial records, schedule F, where do I go from here? A glossary, frequently asked questions, and resource links are provided, along with example records systems and much more.
  • Getting on Track: Better Management Through Basic Financial Statements from RightRiskTM
    Rodney L. Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, October 2011.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering: An introduction to Financial Statements, Cash Flow Statements, Balance Sheets, Income Statements, Statement of Owner Equity, and Where Do I Go From Here?. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • Getting On Track: Understanding Financial Performance course from RightRiskTM
    Rodney L. Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, October 2012.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course including: what is financial analysis?, measures of liquidity, measures of solvency, measures of profitability, measures of financial efficiency, measures of repayment capacity, and where do I go from here? A glossary, frequently asked questions, and resource links are provided, along with example records systems and much more.
  • Insuring Success for Wyoming Agriculture 2008: Insurance & Risk Management Course
    John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension Service, James B. Johnson, Montana State University Cooperative Extension, and Chris Bastian, University of Wyoming, Feb. 2008.

    A six-hour CD and internet-based course covering insurance products and risk management alternatives available to Wyoming agricultural producers. The course is divided into 12 lessons discussing the sources of risk, strategic management, insurance available for the major crops in Wyoming, other risk management practices, and a risk self-assessment. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features. This course contains updated information for 2008 with three sections of new material.
  • Management Succession: Where Are We? from RightRiskTM
    Rodney L. Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, July 2012.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering: An introduction Management Succession, Interpersonal Issues, Business Issues, The Succession Planning Process, and Where Do We Go From Here? Also included are a glossary, FAQ list, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • Management Succession: Where Do We Want to Go? from RightRiskTM
    John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, Rodney L. Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, August 2014.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering: An introduction to Management Succession, Three (3) In-depth Family Case Studies, The Succession Planning Process, and Where Do We Go From Here? Also included are course resources, Best Succession Management Practices (BSMP)Lists, worksheets, and many other features.
  • Management Succession: How Do We Get There From Here? from RightRiskTM
    John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and William Taylor, University of Wyoming Extension, emeritus; June 2015.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering: Journey to Management Succession, Beyond Goals for Change, and Where Do We Go From Here? Also included are a 120-page Management Succession Workbook, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • Pasture, Rangeland, Forage (PRF) Pilot Insurance Program: Rainfall and Vegetation Index Plans from RightRiskTM
    Rodney Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, August 2010.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering: An introduction to PRF, Using the Grid Locator, Rainfall Index, Scenario 1 - The Timmerman Family Farm, LLC, Scenario 2 - Adam's Hay, Vegetation Index, Scenario 3 - Double R Ranch, and Calculating Premiums. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • Resource Inventory course from Enterprising Rural Families: Making it WorkTM
    Randolph R. Weigel, John P. Hewlett, and William R. Taylor, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, July 2007.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering strategic management and goal setting for families in business across two modules and 5 lessons. Other materials include: twenty-two system inventories, eight readings to embellish course material, and thirteen interactive components and exercises to enhance participant learning. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • Risk Scenairo Planning Course: Evaluating Risk and Risk Management Strategies from RightRiskTM
    John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension; Jay Parsons, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; and William Taylor, University of Wyoming Extension, emeritus; September 2016.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering: Introduction to Risk, Risk Strategies, Case Studies: Gates Creek Land & Livestock, Case Studies: Big Country Farms, Case Studies: Big Country Farms, Case Studies: Bell Livestock, Case Studies: Z-F Ranch, Risk Scenairo Planning Tool Overview, Expectations About the Future, Risk Management Framework, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • Strategic Planning and Goal Setting course from Enterprising Rural Families: Making it WorkTM
    William R. Taylor, John P. Hewlett, and Randolph R. Weigel, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, July 2007.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering strategic management and goal setting for families in business across two modules and 9 lessons. Other materials include: scenarios of two example families in business to illustrate various aspects of the course content, four worksheets and assessments, seven readings to expand on course material, and twenty-two interactive components and exercises to enhance participant learning. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.
  • Taxes for Agricultural Enterprises course from RightRiskTM
    Jeffrey E. Tranel, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, John P. Hewlett, University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension, and Rodney Sharp, Colorado State University Cooperative Extension, Sept. 2006.

    A two-hour CD and internet-based course covering 1) Definition of a Farm, 2) The Importance of Records, 3) Farm Income, 4) Farm Expenses, and 5) Tax Management. Also included are a glossary, resource links for further research, and many other features.

 

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