Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-219) 39 pp
Farm Use of Futures, Options, and Marketing Contracts
This study uses data from the 2016 Agricultural Resource Management Survey to describe producers' use of futures, options, and marketing contracts as risk management strategies, with a primary focus on corn and soybeans.
Keywords: corn futures, corn options, corn contracts, soybean futures, soybean options, soybean contracts, agricultural derivatives, crop price protection, managing crop prices, farm risk management practices, corn price fluctuation, soybean price fluctuation, futures, options, marketing contracts
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