E-259: Using Options to Hedge Farm and Ranch Inputs
hedge farm and ranch inputs information sheet

210550, 15; 222550, 85;
Email: mwaller@tamu.edu

Product Code: E-259

Electronic download only. A call option is a pricing tool that helps producers manage the price risks associated with farm and ranch inputs. This publication offers a thorough explanation of the way call options work. It includes various strategies producers might use and illustrations of those strategies.  (5 pp., 3 tables, 2 figures) By: Daniel O'Brien, David P. Anderson, Dean McCorkle, Mark Welch, Daniel  Hanselka