Monthly Archives:: February 2018

Grain Marketing 202

Due to weather, the Grain Marketing 202 session has been rescheduled for March 9 at 1 pm at our St. Charles location.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to one of the following:

-Aaron at the Kasson office at 507-634-7545 x 7
– Jared at the Ostrander office at 507-657-2234
– St. Charles location at 507-932-4830

We hope to see you there!

 

 

Winds of change in China

global agriculture

By Joe Lardy, research manager, CHS Hedging

China has had a long-standing policy to be self-sufficient in key food source production, including rice, wheat and corn. In 2004, the Chinese government made historic adjustments to its agriculture policy when it eliminated taxes on agriculture and created a new system of subsidies for key commodities. The subsidies supported seed and machinery purchases and resulted in improved infrastructure.

This set the stage for a huge buildup of acreage devoted to corn production. (more…)

Grain Marketing 202

Join us as we take the next step in our grain marketing journey. We will review the basics of grain marketing before taking a more in-depth look at options and compass contracts along with different ways to include these tools in your marketing plan.

Space is limited, so please RSVP to your local grain merchandiser.

Aaron Ulland in Kasson @ 507-634-7545 ext. 7
Jared Schaefer in Ostrander @ 507-657-2234
Ken Garness in Kasson @ 507-634-7545 ext. 7

Hope to see you there!

Marketing 202

Join us as we take the next step in our grain marketing journey.  We will review the basics of grain marketing as well as take a more in-depth look at options and compass contracts.

WHEN:    Tuesday, February 20
WHERE:  CHS
23142 Hwy 74
St. Charles, MN 55972

TIME:       9:00 am

RSVP to your local grain merchandiser:

Aaron Ulland in Kasson at 507-634-7545 ext. 7
Jared Schaefer in Ostrander at 507-657-2234
Ken Garness in Kasson at 507-634-7545 ext 7

CHS Average Price Contract

Announcing CHS Average Price Contract for 2018

Diversify your marketing strategy with CHS average pricing.  Daily pricing for old crop futures will begin March 1 and end June 15.  Daily pricing for new crop futures will begin March 1 and end August 31. Sign up is open now through February 23.

Contact your local CHS merchandiser for more information and to sign up:

Aaron Ulland in Kasson: 507-634-7545 ext. 7

Jared Schaefer in Ostrander: 507-657-2234

Ken Garness in Kasson: 507-634-7545 ext. 7

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