"Winning the Game" Corn Marketing Workshop
Wednesday, October 28, 2020
WICHITA — A "Winning-The-Game" Corn Marketing Workshop will be held Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at the Sedgwick County Extension Office in Wichita, Kansas. The meeting lasts from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (noon). 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 online: https://bit.ly/CrnMkt, or by contacting the Sedgwick County Extension Office: 316-660-0153. Preregistration cost is $5, but there will be a $10 registration fee at the door. Attendance is limited to the first 40 registrants in order to be within COVID-19 safety guidelines. This meeting is sponsored by Kansas State University Extension, Kansas Farm Bureau, and the North Central Extension Risk Management Education Center.