Upcoming Workshop: Cashing in Through Grain Marketing

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Cashing in Through Grain Marketing

Add to Your Business Bottom Line


Date: Friday March 21, 2014

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Location: Northumberland County Boardroom, 600 William Street Cobourg, ON

Cost: $50 per person (includes lunch)


This is an opportunity for grain producers to generate confidence in developing and executing a grain marketing plan by exploring the basics of commodity grain marketing. The workshop focus is on market fundamentals, cost of production, pros and cons of marketing tools to manage price risk and an introduction to hedging with futures and put options. 

Workshop Topics:

  • Market terminology
  • Cash market price components (Futures + Basis)
  • Cash market pricing tools (Cash at Harvest, Storage, Forward Contracting, Basis Contract, Futures First Contract)
  • Hedging with futures and put options
  • Cost of production
  • Bring it all together in a plan

Workshop Leaders:

  • John Bancroft, OMAF and MRA Market Strategies Program Lead
  • John Molenhuis, OMAF and MRA Business Analysis and Cost of Production Program

Pre-register by: Friday March 14, 2014

To register: www.grainmarketing.eventbrite.ca

For more details, contact: jay@farmsatwork.ca  |  (705) 743-7671