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Plans
Information Files
Optimal Marketing Dates for Feedlot Enterprise Profitability -- B1-70  
Risk Management Practices: Small- to Medium- Size Swine Producers -- B2-25
Cattle Marketing Decisions -- B2-35
Basis
Information Files
Understanding Livestock Basis -- B2-40  
Lean Hog Basis -- B2-41  
Live Cattle Basis -- B2-42  
Feeder Cattle Basis -- B2-43    
Feeder Steer-Heifer Price Spread -- B2-45    

Marketing Tools
Information Files
Hedging of Livestock -- B2-50  
Hog Contracting -- B2-51    
Livestock Options Market -- B2-52
Frequency of Profitable Hedging Opportunities for Lean Hogs, 1999-2008 -- B2-53  
How Often Can Cattle Feeders Hedge a Profit with Futures? -- B2-54  
Estimating Corn Use by Iowa Livestock and Poultry -- B2-55    
Newsletter Articles
Iowa State develops new crush margin app for cattle and hog producers -- January 2018      

Analysis
Information Files
Hog Price Forecast Errors In The Last 10 Years: Lean Hog Futures Market & Seasonal Index -- B2-60    
Cattle Price Forecast Errors: Live Cattle Futures & Seasonal Index -- B2-61
Hog Futures - The Life of a Contract Comparing Expiration to Weekly Futures Prices -- B2-62
Live Cattle Futures - The Life of a Contract: Comparing Expiration to Weekly Futures Prices -- B2-63
Feeder Cattle Futures - The Life of a Contract: Comparing Expiration to Weekly Futures Prices -- B2-64
Feeder Cattle Futures Forecast Errors, 1990-2008 -- B2-65
Live Cattle Futures Forecast Errors, 1990-2008 -- B2-66
Lean Hog Futures Forecast Errors, 2000-2019 -- B2-67
Newsletter Articles
Cattle market shaken by COVID-19 -- March 2020  
Livestock prices stabilizing after rollercoaster rise and fall -- January 2017  

 

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