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Virginia Commodity Marketing

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Resources for Virginia producers 

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Browse commodities for information and resources to help Virginia producers build successful agricultural enterprises including historical price, basis, and marketing trends.

MARKETING

State graded auctions

There are many marketing options across the state.

 

CME futures

The future market shows national trends in feeder cattle prices.

 

Basis and basis patterns

Basis, or the difference between the futures price and your local market, can tell you a lot about what your cattle may bring.

PRICE RISK MANAGEMENT

Livestock risk protection

This federal price insurance program can protect your bottom line. 

 

Hedging strategies

Hedging can be hard. Our price forecasting tool shows how to use this strategy for your operation.

 

Target Price

What are your cattle worth? Volatility in the market can make it hard to know. 

Contact:
Elijah Griles: Commodity Specialist, Agriculture, Development & Innovation with Virginia Farm Bureau Federation®
Elijah.Griles@vafb.com 

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