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Managing Prices for Optimal Crop Returns Workshop

Do you have a grain marketing background and would like to learn more about the futures market and how it relates to your profit margin risk? This two-day interactive workshop will focus on cash contracting alternatives and hedging using futures and options, along with a margin management simulation.  You will have the opportunity to develop a marketing plan to protect profit margins. 

Why Should I Attend?

  • Learn to identify risks in margin management.
  • Understand indemnity payments for crop insurance. 
  • Apply techniques to manage margin risks.

Registration Details:

  • Cost: $300

Dates/Locations:

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Workshop Leaders
Commodity & Ingredient Hedging, LLC (CIH)

Michael Liautaud
Michael Liautaud, Manager
Education & Research

Michael contributes to the CIH industry newsletter Margin Watch and conducts seminars, introducing clients and industry-related professionals to the core strategies and concepts necessary for effective margin management. He has an exceptional understanding of the mechanics of the futures and options industry and a unique ability to translate complex formulas and strategies into clear, concise and simple language. 


Scott Gerig
Business Development

Scott has presented numerous seminars to producers, lenders and other industry-related professionals looking to increase the effectiveness of their margin management. He has a diverse and extensive background in the financial industry working as an introducing broker, servicing the cash grain markets by originating grain and structuring risk management strategies for row crop producers, and as a financial advisor with a national accounting firm.