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Managing Counterparty Risk

When Grassland Dairy Products cancelled contracts with several producers in Wisconsin, it forced those producers to scramble for a replacement processor. Fortunately, it appears that most of these affected dairy farmers have found new supply outlets for their milk. But the lesson is clear: If you utilize contracting to manage your forward margins, you need to consider the parties on the other end of those contracts. Read more.

Margin Watch Reports for May 1-15, 2017

Find out about factors affecting margins and strategies you can use to take
advantage of current opportunities in the market.

Hog Margin Watch (pdf)

Dairy Margin Watch (pdf)

Beef Margin Watch (pdf)

Corn Margin Watch (pdf)

Soybeans Margin Watch (pdf)

Wheat Margin Watch (pdf)