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Using Futures and Options Intelligently to Manage Price Risk
by Dan Manternach
Past President of Pro Farmer
Technical analysis of price charts is a skill a lot of producers are developing to give them a competitive edge in marketing to match their competitive edge in cost of production. This online seminar, presented in ten daily installments, explains the nine major technical tools and how they can be used to enhance your marketing.

The Top Seven Megatrends Shaping Each Decade from the 70's through the 90's with a forecast for the 00's
By Dan Manternach, Pro Farmer
Read this presentation prepared by Dan Manternach for the MGGA convention. The presentation has been updated to go beyond the megatrends of the 70's, 80's, and 90's and look out through the first decade of the 21st century. MGGA is the first to see the updated version of Manternach's popular megatrends presentation.

Livestock Articles

Updated January 27, 2006

Proceedings from 4-State Backgrounding Conference - August, 2004
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