Marketing Grain and Livestock

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Marketing is an essential part of any business and the business of agriculture is no exception to this rule. Written by an experienced educator with expertise in futures markets, hedging, and technical price analysis, Marketing Grain & Livestock, 2nd Edition teaches the basics of commodities marketing by farmers, ranchers, grain elevators, packers, and processors.

Building upon what made the first edition so appealing user-friendly, understandable writing Stasko writes for his audience in clear-cut concise vernacular. In his revamped second edition, he has included updated figures, charts, and diagrams to illustrate major points. Stasko’s book emphasizes thorough explanations and applications while providing practical examples in every chapter.

All new features of the second edition:

  • A new chapter devoted to electronic trading
  • Detailed explanation of the most commonly used cash contracts
  • Seasonal fluctuations of commodity prices
  • New statistics, charts, graphs, and tables illustrating main points
  • New “Questions and Problems” segments at the end of each chapter to help readers retain information
  • Information about revolutionary electronic marketing technologies

Marketing Grain & Livestock, 2nd Edition is aimed at agri-business and farm production students and their instructors. But experienced farmers, ranchers and agri-business professionals will find the book valuable as an introduction or refresher.

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Stasko (economics and finance, Des Moines Area Community College) teaches the basics of commodities marketing techniques used by farmers, ranchers, grain elevator operators, packers, and processors, in this second edition text targeting agribusiness and farm production students and teachers. The second edition includes a new preface, updated charts and figures, and coverage of electronic trading, common cash contracts, seasonal fluctuations of commodity prices, and end-of- chapter questions. Topics include the futures market, hedging, options, and advanced pricing strategies. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

About the Author:

Gary F. Stasko is an instructor of economics and finance at Des Moines Area Community College, Boone, Iowa, and an agricultural marketing consultant. He is a registered commodity-trading advisor.

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