Using financial tools to market your crop
Live! January 4 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST
The use of financial tools can be effective to optimize the returns on your harvest. The flexibility of futures gives producers the ability to implement a variety of strategies designed to achieve profit goals and hedge against the negative impacts of inclement weather, political upheaval or an untimely economic downturn. Hedging agricultural crops using options can allow producers to establish price floors and potentially participate in upside price rallies.
- What is hedging?
- What tools can I use to hedge my risk?
- Futures contracts
- Options contracts
Vice-President—Global Education at StoneX Financial Inc. – FCM Division
Jared trains both producers and consumers commodities from around the globe on using financial contracts to manage their price-risk. Benefitting from years of personal experience in production agriculture and financial markets, Morgan creates interactive training programs designed to introduce financial tools, proven techniques, and challenge students to consider all possible outcomes when developing and analyzing risk-management strategies.
Sr. Risk Management Consultant at StoneX Financial Inc. – FCM Division
Craig has worked with grain producers for over 14 years to help them meet their marketing, purchasing and trading needs. He excels in determining price ranges for the crop year, and developing strategies based on his analysis.
(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm