Grain Contracting Strategies to Induce Delivery and Performance in Volatile Markets

  title={Grain Contracting Strategies to Induce Delivery and Performance in Volatile Markets},
  author={William W. Wilson and Bj{\o}rn Dahl},
One of the impacts of higher prices along with greater volatility in futures and basis is that there is pressure for an escalation in cash contracting for grain. This volatility has resulted in an unprecedented level of contracting with growers in recent years. There is a wide array of cash contracts with varying terms. There is also a growing realization of growers not delivering on contracts, in part due to escalation in postcontract prices. These are evolving as major strategic issues for… CONTINUE READING

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