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What's your new crop marketing strategy?

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PLANNING AHEAD: Whether you've started planting or are firing up soon, having your marketing ducks in a row for the 2022 season, and even looking ahead to 2023, has value. Three online sessions April 12, 13, and 14, dig into some key issues to consider as you plan ahead.
Three Farm Progress 365 seasonal sessions dig in on key issues of risk management with live insights.


The Farm Progress 365 platform is an innovative way farmers can keep up on hot topics impacting agriculture and their farm businesses. The live online series of programs is designed to be timed to match what's happening on your farm.

For the April series, speakers are on hand to dig into risk management issues at a time, that for many, is at or ahead of planting. Even if you're well into planting, revisiting your approach to risk management is never wasted time. The virtual platform works on your smart phone, tablet or desktop, so no matter where you are you can check out the live content and interact with speakers.

And if you miss the live session you can always return for the playback when you have time. Just visit and register. Once logged in you have access to all past and future programs.

We've lined up three exciting speakers to explore key areas of marketing for your operation. All are speaking live and available to answer audience questions.

Tuesday, April 12, 10 a.m. Central time

Dealing with the marketing plan

Matthew Kruse, president, Commstock Investments, will dig in on developing your marketing plan and looking at ways to manage risk in a volatile market. The pandemic and the war in Europe are causing wide swings in prices, creating uncertainty. Kruse will dig in on the factors you should consider that can take stress out of marketing your crop.

Wednesday, April 13, 10 a.m. Central time

5 tips for sizing up opportunities in the market

Bryce Knorr, long time market analyst for Farm Futures, will offer a quick take on factors to watch this growing season including:

  • Ukraine war and your profits
  • La Nina increases drought potential
  • Rally targets for spring and summer
  • Outlook for fertilizer prices into fall
  • Federal Reserve's impact on interest rates, the dollar and recession risk.

It will be a lively talk with the option for a live question and answer session.

Thursday, April 14, 10 a.m. Central time

Weather update as planting season unfolds

Ben Potter, senior editor, Farm Futures, will share insights on what weather experts are sharing about the 2022 season and what it means for the growing season, and harvest. The continuing drought is only one factor impacting prices, and Potter will look at the long-term trends facing farmers in 2022.

Make plans to attend, visit for more information.

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