Farm Commodity Marketing Update

Date: April 29, 2013
Time: 10 a.m.-Noon
Location: 37 Austin St., Sandusky, MI 48471
Contact: Dennis Stein, steind@and.msu.edu, 989-672-3881

The program provides farm producers and agri-business people with an update of supply, demand and market events that impact commodity prices. Dr. Jim Hilker, a Michigan State University commodity marketing specialist will provide an overview of the current U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that are impacting corn, soybean and wheat markets. In addition, Dr. Craig Thomas, an MSU Extension dairy educator, will provide an in-depth look at current supply and demand issues that are impacting dairy markets. Participants have the opportunity to interact with these two individuals and review various marketing alternatives. In addition, some additional guest speakers will present important topics for farm producers and agri-businesses in the Thumb Area.

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