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Farm Progress America, Jan. 10, 2019

Max Armstrong shares insight on the use of contracts in ag marketing

Max Armstrong looks at how contracts are used in agriculture. They work in several ways on both sides of the transaction. Max looks at how contract transaction information from 2018 based on new USDA information. Interestingly, there’s no pattern to how transaction contracts are used though Max sees some big changes for some commodities.

Farm Progress America is a daily look at key issues in agriculture. It is produced and presented by Max Armstrong, veteran farm broadcaster and host of This Week in Agribusiness.

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