Risk Management

In response to our members, WUD is committed to help provide background information and resources on risk management to California dairy producers. Below is an array of information, links, resources, and contacts aimed to help producers in their quest for additional education:

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Dairy risk management seminars Dec. 6-7, 2010

“Hedging Strategies for California Dairy Producers” was the topic of an educational seminars held Dec. 6 in Modesto and Dec. 7 in Tulare. The sessions were hosted by Western United Dairymen. Information was provided by the following leading brokers and consultants in the field:

Thank You to our Sponsors
risk management sponsors

Background Resources

Brokers, Consultants & Other Contacts in the field

Western United Dairymen does not endorse any of the above firms. The information is provided for informational purposes only. This web-page is a work in progress. Any parties interested in providing contact information should contact Annie AcMoody at aacmoody.wud@gmail.com

PHIL PLOURD

President
Blimling and Associates, Inc.
www.blimling.com
Office: 608-839-5565
Cell: 608-239-9009
pplourd@blimling.com

CHRIS ATTEN

Principal
Atten Babler Commodities LLC
PO Box 6622
Galena IL  61036
www.attenbabler.com
Office: 815-777-1129
Cell: 608-642-0759
Fax: 815-777-3308
catten@attenbabler.com

WILL BABLER
Principal
Atten Babler Commodities LLC
PO Box 6622
Galena IL  61036
www.attenbabler.com
Office: 815-777-1129
Fax: 815-777-3308
catten@attenbabler.com

ERIC MEYER

Risk Management Consultant
Downes-O’Neill, a division of FCStone
www.fcstone.com
www.edairy.fcstone.com
Phone:  312-456-3611
Toll Free:  800-504-5620
Fax:  312-332-0576
Cell:  312-953-3078
eric.meyer@fcstone.com

Finally, with sincere appreciation, we would also like to thank the following sponsors for making the risk management seminars possible:

  • American Ag Credit
  • Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • F&M Bank
  • Fresno Madera Farm Credit
  • Western Milling Quality Feeds
  • Yosemite Farm Credit