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Grain Marketing

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Grain Marketing Information

Grain Marketing 101 This presentation lists the various types of contracts and strategies for grain marketing. Some of the information is from Winning the Game "Center for Farm Financial Managmenet". Presentation

Custom Rates

Introduction Financial and economic considerations such as limited capital, untimely cash flow, insufficient labor, small acreage or other reasons require farmers to hire custom service for field operations. Custom work charges are determined by demand and supply and are negotiated between farmers...

Crop Budgets

Cost of production is very important when making decisions related to your farm enterprise and grain marketing. Enterprise budgets provide valuable information regarding individual enterprises on the farm. This tool enables the farm manager to make decisions regarding enterprises and plan for the...

Grain Marketing

Effective grain marketing is as important as growing the crop itself.  By understanding your cost of production, market trends and pricing tools you can make profitable sales decisions. 

This website includes grain marketing information as well as many other topics related to farm risk management including custom rates, crop budgets, and lease agreements.




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