Commodity Basics

Summary

"CHS Hedging Commodity Basics”

Commodity Basics: Have you ever wondered what futures are and what they do?  Do you know what options can do?  Why do people hedge and how do I keep track of that?  Learn the answer to those questions and more as the Commodity Basics class gives you an introduction to commodity markets and hedging concepts.  This class is ideal for someone outside of the marketing and merchandising roles.  This is great for support staff who want an understanding of what the business is doing. 


Course Instructor: 

 Joe Lardy, Research Manager, CHS Hedging - Lardy analyzes a broad range of data that could potentially affect commodity markets, provides forecasts and commentary for government-issued reports, and offers recommendations and insight to help commercial and producer customers make better hedging decisions.  Joe has over 20 years in the ag industry.  Before coming to CHS in 2014, he was with Cargill in the risk management group where he worked on developing trading strategies and marketing commodity insights to hedge fund customers.

 

 
Recommended Hotels:
Holiday Inn Express 5653 Bishop Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN Phone: 651-450-1100 or Americinn Hotel 651-450-7511

Have you ever wondered what futures are and what they do? Do you know what options can do? Why do people hedge and how do I keep track of that? Learn the answer to those questions and more as the Commodity Basics class gives you an introduction to commodity markets and hedging concepts. This class is ideal for someone outside of the marketing and merchandising roles. This is great for support staff who want an understanding of what the business is doing.

Details

  • When

  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020
    12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Central Time

  • Where

  • CHS Office
    5500 Cenex Drive
    IGH CR 2-466
    Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota 55077
    651-355-6500

  • Capacity

  • 25 (3 remaining)

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