National, State Cattlemen’s Associations to Present Risk Management Sessions in North Carolina

US - “Marketing Your Way to Profitability” to be held in Clinton Nov. 29, Statesville Nov. 30
calendar icon 24 October 2006
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The North Carolina Cattlemen’s Association (NCCA) is teaming up with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) to present a risk management workshop, Marketing Your Way to Profitability. The sessions will be held on Nov. 29 at the George Upton Livestock Arena in Clinton, N.C., and on Nov. 30 at the Iredell County Ag Center in Statesville, N.C.

The workshop features hands-on training for using futures and options, and how to these marketing tools can assist an operation. Errol Baxter, CME associate director of commodity products, and Tom Clark, CME manager of commodity products, will teach the course. It also features a special presentation by Dr. Geoff Benson, extension economist, North Carolina State University. The CME staff will present a beginning-level course that includes instruction on the mechanics of futures with hedging, and the basics of forward pricing with options.

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