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Consider ways to protect against price drops of crops, says analyst

The Spring Price Endorsement offers protection but now has a deductible

There are some changes to the Spring Price Endorsement this year. The Spring Price Endorsement (SPE) is a supplementary election to production insurance at the 60 to 80 per cent coverage level. It provides some protection against a price drop for an insured crop. A spring price is set for each crop during the winter, […] Read more

Retained ownership of your calves is one way to capture more money if you can feed them efficiently.

Three tools to reduce livestock price risk

Insurance, hedging, and retained ownership can be intimidating to use, but the basic concepts are simple

Navigating through different components of marketing can make one feel as though they are speaking a foreign language. Ryan Copithorne of Cows In Control marketing group talks about the pros and cons of common marketing tools. WLPIP (Western Livestock Price Insurance Program) “Price insurance is a good program,” said Copithorne because it allows you to […] Read more