In these times of unpredictable and volatile hog and feed prices, it’s become more of a challenge for pork producers to manage their profit margins. In an effort to help producers better cope with the situation, the Iowa Pork Producers Association is offering a one-day seminar on “Managing Prices for Optimal Pork Returns.”
The seminar is open to all producers and will be held Thursday, Aug. 23, from to at the Hilton Garden Inn,
The content is designed to achieve a level of sophistication that translates to effective hog-margin management, say organizers.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange along with Commodity and Ingredient Hedging, LLC, will present information on futures and options contracts. John Lawrence,
IPPA Producer Education Committee Chairman Leon Sheets, a producer from
Pre-registration cost of the seminar is just $10. On-site registration will be $20. The registration deadline is Aug. 20. For more information, contact Ali Smith at (515) 225-7675, (800) 372-7675 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: Iowa Pork Producers Association