Iowa Commodity Challenge

Iowa Commodity Challenge

For information on joining the Iowa Commodity Challenge, please click here for the instruction sheet.

 

Topic Presentation PDF Handout Presenter
1. Introduction to Crop Marketing Video Handout Chad Hart, ISU Extension and Outreach
2. Successful Market Planning (NEW) Video Handout Ed Kordick, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
3. Futures Hedging Video Handout Ed Kordick, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
4. Futures Hedging and Basis Movement Video Handout Ed Kordick, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
5. Using Crop Contracts (NEW) Video Handout Ray Jenkins, ISU Crop Marketing Extension Educator
6. Working with Your Grain Merchandiser (NEW) Video Handout Ray Jenkins, ISU Crop Marketing Extension Educator
7. Basis, Carry and Cost of Ownership Video Handout Steve Johnson, ISU Extension and Outreach
8. Forward Cash Contracts Video Handout Steve Johnson, ISU Extension and Outreach
9. Margin Flows Video Handout Chad Hart, ISU Extension and Outreach
10. Basic Options, Intrinsic and Time Value Video Handout Chad Hart, ISU Extension and Outreach
11. Store Cash Bushels and Buy Put Option Video Handout Ed Kordick, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
12. Sell Cash Bushels and Buy Call Option Video Handout Ed Kordick, Iowa Farm Bureau Federation
13. Marketing New Crop Video Handout Steve Johnson, ISU Extension and Outreach
14. Conquer Marketing Concerns Video Handout Steve Johnson, ISU Extension and Outreach
View all videos on the ISU Extension and Outreach Iowa Commodity Challenge Vimeo channel.

 

For information on joining the Iowa Commodity Challenge, please click here for the instruction sheet.

Information is also available at www.iowafarmbureau.com. Questions? Contact Ed Kordick

For the workbook designed to accompany the Iowa Commodity Challenge, please click here.

For the 2016 Estimated Costs of Production, please click here.

For the Crop Marketing Matrix (indicates the range of tools that fit different market situations), please click here.

Updated: For the 2016-17 Iowa Commodity Challenge Weekly Tracking Table and Charts (10/12/16 through 11/30/16), please click here.

For the 2016 New Crop Iowa Commodity Challenge Weekly Tracking Table and Charts (01/06/16 through 10/26/16), please click here.

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Updated December 1, 2016