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Production Economics
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K-State Option Strategies: A spreadsheet to compare alternative marketing strategies using futures and options markets Dhuyvetter Excel    
KSU-CRP HAYorGRAZE.xls Tool to estimate the costs of managed haying or grazing of CRP acres Taylor, Dhuyvetter, Kastens

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Extension bulletin discussing haying or grazing CRP acres

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KSU Irrigation Energy Cost Tool to compare the irrigation pumping costs of various energy sources Dhuyvetter, Dumler

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Certified Seed Tool to compare the returns of certified and farmer-saved seed Dhuyvetter

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Extension bulletin on the economics of planting certified seed Download
Storage and Handling
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On-Farm Storage Tool for estimating the costs of on-farm storage (updated July 2007)

Dhuyvetter, et al.

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Bulletin discussing the economics of and other issues related to constructing on-farm grain storage facilities (updated Sept 2007)

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Databases
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GrainSeasonalsCash.xls ---
Excel spreadsheet for examining historical monthly grain prices and seasonal indices for corn, milo, soybeans, and wheat in Kansas.
Dhuyvetter monthly

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Links for Grain Marketing
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Self Study Guide to Hedging with Grain Futures and Options
This information is provided by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and gives practical examples of how to effectively use grain futures and options in grain price risk management strategies. Hedging strategies for both buyers and sellers are included. Futures contracts, hedging procedures, ag option basics and strategies are discussed. 
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CME/CBOT Ag Products Web Information CME

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Using KCBT Wheat futures & Placing a Futures Short Hedge KCBT

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Using KCBT Wheat Options & Buying Put Options to Protect From Lower Futures Prices  KCBT

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