Agricultural Marketing Guide

Table of contents

  1. Marketing Principles
    1. Understanding supply factors for agricultural factors
    2. How demand and supply determine market price
    3. How exchange rates affect agricultural markets
    4. How interest rates affect agricultural markets
    5. How to use charting to analyse commodity markets
    6. Marketing clubs
    7. Commodity futures markets
  2. Market Risk Management
    1. Economics and Marketing – Choosing a Commodity Broker
    2. Margin on Futures Contracts
    3. Options on Futures – an Introduction
    4. Seven Steps to Better Marketing
    5. US Crops – Where Are They Grown?
    6. Economics and Marketing – Using Hedging to Protect Farm Product Prices
    7. Understanding the Barley Futures Contract
    8. Understanding the Canola Futures Contract
  3. Grains and Oilseeds Marketing
    1. Introduction to Crop Marketing
    2. Basis – How Cash Grain Prices are Established
    3. A Grain Marketing Decision Tool
    4. How Price Pooling Works
    5. Crop Contracts
    6. Grain Storage as a Marketing Strategy
    7. Using Producer Cars to Ship Prairie Grain
    8. Waiting For $14 Canola?
    9. Western Canadian Grain Catchment: Benchmark of Current Grain Flows of Canadian Wheat Board Grains
    10. Barley Marketing
    11. Wheat Marketing
    12. Wheat Basis Levels
    13. Wheat Quality and Protein – Why Does it Matter?
    14. Wheat Pricing Considerations
    15. Marketing Oats in Canada
  4. Livestock Marketing
    1. Introduction to Livestock Marketing
    2. Understanding and Using Basis Levels in Cattle Markets
    3. Forward Contracting of Cattle
    4. Understanding Dressing Percentage of Slaughter Cattle
    5. Understanding the Cattle Market Sliding Scale
    6. Economics and Marketing – Predicting Feeder Cattle Prices
    7. Breakeven Analysis for Feeder Cattle
    8. Farm Gate Values for Farm-Raised vs Purchased Calves
    9. Wool Marketing in Canada
    10. Marketing Feeder Lambs
  5. Special commodity marketing
    1. Turf and Forage Seed Trade Companies Active In The Peace Region
    2. History of Creeping Red Fescue Production in the Peace River Region of Canada
    3. Alfalfa Seed Marketing in Canada
    4. Forage Seed Marketing
    5. Marketing Creeping Red Fescue
    6. Faba Bean
    7. Marketing Timothy and other Compressed Hay
  6. Agricultural Marketing Glossary
    1. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – A, B
    2. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – C
    3. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – D, E
    4. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – F, G
    5. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – H, I, J, K
    6. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – L, M
    7. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – N, O
    8. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – P, Q, R
    9. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – S
    10. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – T, U
    11. Agricultural Marketing Glossary – V, W
    12. Other Marketing Related Glossaries