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FAST Training 2019 – Champaign

Thursday February 28, 2019 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM

FAST Training Workshop will be offered at the University of Illinois Extension office in Champaign Feb. 28 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost is $100 and includes lunch. Participants can save $30 by bringing their own laptop to the training (equipped with Microsoft Excel version 2013 or newer).

One-day hands-on workshop will further participants’ understandings of Microsoft Excel applications and introduce FAST spreadsheets developed by agricultural economists at the University of Illinois.

9:30 am – 12 pm – Cash Flow and Risk Management

  • Illustrate Programs Examining Risk Tradeoffs for Crop Insurance and Marketing
  • Demonstrate Options for
  • Preparing Cash Flows

12 – 1 pm Lunch (included)

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Balance Sheet Tool

  • Demonstrate Balance Sheet Assembly and Database Ability
  • Demonstrate Ratio Analysis over Multiple Years Risk Management Tools

Register here.