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FEEDER CATTLE FUTURES: AN ANALYSIS OF A MARKETING ALTERNATIVE FOR FEEDER CATTLE PRODUCERS

D.A. Jenkins, R.D. Carver and D.J. Menkaus

No 278088, 1986 Annual Meeting, July 27-30, Reno, Nevada from American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association)

Abstract: The objective of this study is to provide information to improve the results of feeder cattle hedging programs. On average, February through March is the most favorable time period to place a short feeder cattle hedge. A three-year simple average model provided the most accurate forecast of the basis. .,

Keywords: Agricultural and Food Policy; Livestock Production/Industries; Research Methods/ Statistical Methods (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1986-07
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.278088

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