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    • Hedging With a Put Option 

      Anderson, Carl; Smith, Jackie; McCorkle, Dean; O'Brien, Daniel (1999-06-23)
      Put options are a pricing tool with considerable flexibility for managing price risk. This publication discusses some put option basics, how put options work and how to use them.
    • How USDA Forecasts Production and Supply/Demand 

      Anderson, David P.; O'Brien, Daniel; Welch, Mark (2009-06-01)
      USDA publishes crop supply and demand estimates for each month. Producers, merchandisers, processors, traders and other market participants rely on this information when making their buying and selling decisions. This ...
    • Obtaining and Using USDA Market and Production Reports 

      Bevers, Stan; Amosson, Stephen H.; Smith, Jackie; O'Brien, Daniel (2008-10-07)
      Producers who have superior information hold a distinct marketing advantage over those who do not. This publication lists various sources of marketing and production information and where to obtain them.
    • Using Options to Hedge Farm and Ranch Inputs 

      Anderson, David P.; McCorkle, Dean; Schwart Jr., Robert B.; O'Brien, Daniel (1999-09-29)
      A call option is a pricing tool that helps producers manage the price risks associated with farm and ranch inputs. This publication offers a thorough explanation of the way call options work. It includes various strategies ...