The cattle business is inherently risky thanks to the tremendous price volatility that can squeeze both sides of the business – from the cost of feed to the prices that the end-products fetch on the market. Unfortunately, nobody knows in advance where those prices are headed. However, with the right insights and tools, feedlots, ranchers and feed manufacturers can learn how to manage that uncertainty. That's why the FCM Division of INTL FCStone Financial Inc. is offering two 'pure education' events designed to help those in livestock industry manage their price risks, including the feeder cattle, live cattle and feed components. These programs will cover various risk management concepts, markets, contracts and strategies - including cash, futures, options and OTCs. Additionally, the program will feature outlooks for various livestock and grain markets. Start out the New Year on the right foot by gaining practical knowledge, taking a peek into the future and networking with others in the livestock industry.