Farmers: Here’s ‘How to Write a Pre-Harvest Marketing Plan’
Successfully marketing commodities in times of low prices are one of the top ways a producer can generate a higher margin. However, determining when and how to market a crop is a challenge in today’s market with low corn and soybeans prices in 2019.
Grain farmers and agri-business professionals are encouraged to attend one of three meetings held across Minnesota that will assist producers with writing a pre-harvest marketing plan.
Extension Educators and marketing specialists will review pricing tools available to producers, and attendees will have the opportunity to execute a pre-harvest marketing plan in a simulation game.
These workshops will be conducted by Marketing Specialist Ed Usset and David Bau and Nathan Hulinsky, Extension Educators in Ag Business Management.
These free meetings are being provided by the University of Minnesota Extension with sponsorship from Minnesota Corn Growers Association.
The area locations include (no pre-registration required): March 13, Murray County Fairgrounds 4-H Building, 3048 S. Broadway Ave., Slayton, MN 56172 Start Time 1 p.m.