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Software


  • AgRisk
    Gary Schnitkey, Ohio State University, 1998

    AgRisk predicts the distribution of a farm's gross revenue at harvest time under alternative pre-harvest risk management strategies that involve any combination of multiple peril crop insurance, crop revenue protection insurance, group risk plan insurance, price options and futures, and various pricing contracts offered by elevators and processors, including forward price and minimum price contracts. 
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  • HedgeSim 3.0
    Office for Futures and Options Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, January 1998

    HedgeSim 3.0 is a computerized simulation program where users practice applying risk management strategies to alternative farming units. The user manages either a grain farm or livestock feeding operation. Various marketing strategies can be implemented over time using cash, futures, and options markets. 
    Link to site
  • Options Calculator and Database
    Steve Riggins, University of Kentucky, December 1998

    The Grain Target Price Calculation Project combines a specially developed computer application with training to help farmers, agribusinesses, and/or agricultural educators develop and implement a written marketing plan to provide a framework for positive decision making. Instead of simply responding to changing prices, farmers plan ahead how they might respond to alternative market outcomes. 
    Link to site
  • The PNW Grain Marketing Database
    Bart Eleveld, Jeff Connor Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service and Bill Looney Big Bend Community College, December 1998

    The Pacific Northwest Grain Marketing Database is a collection of historical price series covering key historical cash and futures grain prices for the major grains produced and marketed in the Pacific Northwest. The database is contained in a set of  five Microsoft . . .
  • The PNW Grain Marketing Database User's Guide
    Bart Eleveld, Jeff Connor Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service and Bill Looney Big Bend Community College, December 1998

    The Pacific Northwest Grain Marketing Database is a collection of historical price series covering key historical cash and futures grain prices for the major grains produced and marketed in the Pacific Northwest. The database is contained in a set of  five Microsoft . . .
  • The Grain Target Price Calculation Program and Training
    Steve Riggins, University of Kentucky, December 1998

    The Grain Target Price Calculation Project combines a specially developed computer application with training to help farmers, agribusinesses, and/or agricultural educators develop and implement a written marketing plan to provide a framework for positive decision making. Instead of simply responding to changing prices, farmers plan ahead how they might respond to alternative market outcomes.  
    Link to site

 

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