PARTICIPATION BY FARMERS IN FORWARD CONTRACTING AND HEDGING

Logit models of farmers' forward pricing practices are developed. Results indicate: (a) farm size significantly affects use of hedging and forward contracting; (b) farmers inclination to search for information is related to their forward pricing practices; and (c) forward pricing practices are complementary with other risk reduction methods.


Issue Date:
Jul 30 1989
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/270516
Language:
English
Total Pages:
17




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