Improve your crop price risk management skills with this new online crop marketing course.


Developed by Iowa State University and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation specialists, the course launched Nov. 10 and remains open until January 2019. The course registration fee is $200 and is payable during registration.


Explore the use of futures, options, hedge-to-arrive and a variety of crop market contracts.


Learn about basis and seasonal futures price trends. Calculate your own cost of grain ownership and develop old and new crop written marketing plans that set both price and time objectives. Learn at your own pace.


It is available through January 2019 at a cost of $200.


To register, go to https://www.agonline.iastate.edu/noncredit/crop-marketing.


This is a noncredit professional course, certificate only.