Livestock -- Markets

Plans
Information Files
Cattle Marketing Decisions -- B2-35 pdf file xls file    

 

Basis
Information Files
Understanding Livestock Basis -- B2-40 pdf file   teaching activity  
Lean Hog Basis -- B2-41 pdf file   teaching activity  
Live Cattle Basis --B2-42 pdf file    
Feeder Cattle Basis -- B2-43 pdf file      
Understanding and Using Milk Price Basis -- B2-44 pdf file      
Feeder Steer-Heifer Price Spread -- B2-45 pdf file      

 

Tools
Information Files
Hedging of Livestock -- B2-50 pdf file teaching activity  
Hog Contracting -- B2-51 pdf file      
Livestock Options Market -- B2-52 pdf file      
Frequency of Profitable Hedging Opportunities for Lean Hogs, 1999-2008 -- B2-53 pdf file xls file    
How Often Can Cattle Feeders Hedge a Profit with Futures? -- B2-54 pdf file      
Estimating Corn Use by Iowa Livestock and Poultry -- B2-55 pdf file xls file    

 

Analysis
Information Files
Hog Price Forecast Errors In The Last 10 Years: Lean Hog Futures Market & Seasonal Index -- B2-60 pdf file    
Cattle Price Forecast Errors: Live Cattle Futures & Seasonal Index -- B2-61 pdf file      
Hog Futures - The Life of a Contract Comparing Expiration to Weekly Futures Prices -- B2-62 pdf file      
Live Cattle Futures - The Life of a Contract: Comparing Expiration to Weekly Futures Prices -- B2-63 pdf file      
Feeder Cattle Futures - The Life of a Contract: Comparing Expiration to Weekly Futures Prices -- B2-64 pdf file      
Feeder Cattle Futures Forecast Errors, 1990-2008 -- B2-65 pdf file      
Live Cattle Futures Forecast Errors, 1990-2008 -- B2-66 pdf file      
Lean Hog Futures Forecast Errors, 1990-2008 -- B2-67 pdf file      

 

Legend
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Decision tool xls file    
Teaching activity   teaching activity  
Voiced media       voiced media