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DTN Ag Business Benchmark
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Wed Oct 3, 2012 01:47 PM CDT

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (DTN) -- Old marketing habits die hard. Grain farmers typically sell the majority of their crop for cash at harvest -- no matter the market signal. Too few are using marketing tools that could take some of the risks out of that proposition. An upcoming DTN workshop, "Marketing Through Mayhem" aims to help.

Enhancing your marketing skills is all the more critical now that price volatility isn't just isolated to futures markets. In fact, a recent study by the Brighton, Ill.-based accounting firm AgriSolutions found actual cash corn sales frequently varied by more than $4/bu. for growers who ...

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