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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. 


The Business of Agriculture

Making Sense of the Ag Economy and Preparing for Success in 2021

Brent Gloy helped make sense of this uncertainty and provided insights to help drive better business decisions and strategies.

The Business of Agriculture

Where Do We Go From Here? The Farm Economy in 2021

David Widmar discussed the uncertainties heading into 2021, reviewed lessons learned and shared strategies for success in 2021.

The Business of Agriculture

U.S. Meat, Poultry and COVID-19: Now What?

Steve Meyer offered insights and opinions on what the future holds.

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