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Improving Your Crop Price Risk Management Skills

Dr. Steve Johnson presented during the GrowingOn® 2021 event on January 27, 2021.

Over the past decade, good crop price risk managers have improved their crop marketing decisions in an era of tight profit margins. And while the basics of pricing commodities have not really changed, the emotions of making crop marketing decisions have. Dr. Johnson highlighted 10 steps to effectively manage crop price risk in your operation.

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson has served as a farm and ag business management specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach since 1999. He specializes in government farm programs, crop insurance, crop marketing, grain contracts, and farmland leasing. 


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