University of Maryland Extension

Winning the Game Grain Marketing- Mid/Upper Shore

Event Series: 
When: 
Friday, Dec. 16, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Where: 
Chesapeake College- Higher Education Center
Description/Notes: 

Tool Time for Post Harvest Marketers December 16, 2016

Chesapeake College, Wye Mills MD, Higher Education Center (9 am to 1 pm)

Thiprogram will use two different post-harvest marketing plans to illustrate the pros and cons of pricing tools. A corn plan illustrates tools used to sell the carry: forwardcontracts, selling futures contracts, hedge-to-arrive contracts, and buying put options. A soybean plan illustrates four more tools: selling at harvest, holding unpriced grain, selling at harvest and re-owning with call options, and price windows. You are invited to put these tools to the test in a fast-paced and realistic marketing game.

If special assistance is required please notify the contact 5 days prior to the meeting. Registration Fee: $10 (Includes Morning Refreshments, Hot Lunch and Materials)

Pre-registration is required 3 days prior to the scheduled meeting. Please contact Jarrod Miller at 410-65 l-1350.

Cost: 
$10
Contact: 
Jarrod Miller
Contact Email: 
jarrod@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
4106511350
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