Manitoba Canola Growers Association (MCGA) Marketing Course—Starbuck

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To provide participants with training on risk management and marketing of canola, with specific focus on marketing analysis and hedging strategies using futures and options. The role and function of a futures exchange and clearinghouse will also be discussed. This two-day course will include take-home materials, interactive review of questions and numerous examples.

Course highlights include:

  • The role of an Exchange and Clearinghouse
  • Description of Futures contracts
  • Hedging with Futures
  • Carrying Charges and Spread markets
  • Description of Options
  • Hedging with Options
  • Cash contracts and hedging strategies
  • The delivery/shipment process in a futures contract
  • Fundamental analysis and sources of information
  • Electronic Trading

Dates, Times, and Locations

Starbuck, MB—March 6 & 8, 2012
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Registration Fee:
Regular Registration $25.00 CAD

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