Corn Marketing Workshop

Program Announcement

Event: “Winning The Game” Corn Marketing Workshop,

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in Neosho County Fairground Community Building, Corner of N Woods & W Girard St. in Erie, Kansas from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

K-State Research and Extension presents “Winning-The-Game” Corn Marketing Workshop to be held Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at the Neosho County Fairground Community Building in Erie, Kansas from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.. This corn marketing workshop will focus on developing pre-harvest marketing strategies for the 2021 Kansas Corn crop. The emphasis will be on using cost of production and seasonal price trend tendencies to develop seasonally flexible 2021 corn marketing plans for Kansas farmers. A variety of marketing tools will be used in the workshop including forward, basis and hedge-to-arrive contracts, short futures hedges, and put/call options.

Instructors for the workshop are Mark Nelson, Director of Commodities for the Kansas Farm Bureau, and Daniel O’Brien, Extension Agricultural Economist, Kansas State University. Preregister by contacting any of the following Wildcat or Southwind Extension District offices; Girard (620-784-8233) or Erie (620-224-3826). Pre-registration cost is $0, but there will be a $5 registration fee at the door. Attendance is limited to the first 40 registrants to be within COVID-19 safety guidelines. The workshop series is sponsored by Kansas Farm Bureau, and the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center. Local sponsors for the Erie workshop include: Frontier Farm Credit, Community National Bank, and Home Savings Bank.

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