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12 Options Strategies for an Uncertain World
To prepare for market uncertainty, resilient farmers do things differently. Strategy, consistency and discipline are hallmarks of their marketing. They use all tools available to capture price opportunities and protect against risks. Options strategies can play a significant role. This report defines 12 key options strategies and explains their importance in overall marketing management.download
Is Accepting the Market Price Worth the Risk?
Accepting the market price for milk seems a reasonable approach to many dairy farmers. But take a closer look and you will see it’s risky, especially in a volatile market. Here are three reasons taking the market price can be costing you.
• Is the market price your default price?
• Three behaviors that can influence your decision-makingdownload
Inventory Management: Strategies for Grain Producers Before & After Harvest
Producers like you face a common business issue. How do you manage existing and upcoming inventory?
This paper offers an overview of strategies to help manage your inventory now and in the future.
We’ll review different strategies to help you mix and match risk potential for falling and rising markets.
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An Educational Guide to Trading Futures and Options on Futures
by National Futures Association (NFA)download