Using Options to Hedge Farm and Ranch Inputs

Publication Year:
1999
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Repository URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/86784
Author(s):
Anderson, David P.; McCorkle, Dean; Schwart Jr., Robert B.; O'Brien, Daniel
Tags:
Agribusiness
article description
A call option is a pricing tool that helps producers manage the price risks associated with farm and ranch inputs. This publication offers a thorough explanation of the way call options work. It includes various strategies producers might use and illustrations of those strategies.