Tag: risk management

The Chances of Sub-$3 Corn (And How to Reduce Them)

Everyone knows there is a lot of risk in commodity prices right now. However, people often struggle to figure out exactly how much. We can borrow some basic finance concepts and publicly available information to quantify this risk. Right now, market prices indicate that Dec’16 corn has a 15% chance of going below $3.00, and […]

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3 Practical Farm Risk Management Strategies

 Risk Management is hard no matter how long you’ve been in the industry. Farm Risk Management is even harder because farmers have little control over price. It’s incredibly tempting to hold out for the highest price and to try to time the market, especially in a climate where profits are razor thin. However, this isn’t […]

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