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Ag commodity classes in Devils Lake and Langdon

By   Alyssa Hornstein
12/19/2014

A class focusing on adapting a marketing plan, understanding grain contracts & risk management will be offered in Devils Lake and Langdon.

The class will be held at Lake Region State College Monday and Wednesday afternoons 1:00 to 4:00 pm January 14th, 21st, 26th 28th, and February 2nd.  The classes will be held at the Dakota Precision Ag Center (DPAC) on Highway 20 North in Devils Lake as part of Lake Region State College. 

Classes will also be offered at the Langdon Research Extension Center in Langdon, ND on Tuesday & Thursday afternoons from 1:00 to 4:00 pm January 13th, 15th, 20th, 22nd, & 27th.

Allison Noll who is the Farm Business Management Instructor, at Lake Region State College will be instructing the class.

This series of classes will focus on creating a personalized marketing plan for individual operations. They will emphasize goal setting, market planning, contract months, and seasonal trends. They will also focus on stochastic, trend line analysis, cash market alternatives, and basis. Lastly it will focus on the options of agricultural futures, options for price protection, futures market, hedging, and risk management. 

The cost of the class is approximately $160.00 equal to one credit offered through Lake Region State College. 

Please contact your local Farm Business Management Instructor, Allison Noll at the Langdon Research & Extension Center 9280 107th Ave NE Langdon, ND 58249 or call at her office: (701) 256-2582 or on her cell: (701) 520-4791 to register.