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FORWARD MARKETING BEHAVIOR OF SOYBEAN PRODUCERS

By Todd D. Davis and George F. Patrick

Abstract

Indiana, Mississippi, and Nebraska producers' forward pricing behavior was analyzed with Tobit models. Percent debt, percent soybean acres, risk aversion, market consultants, comfort level with futures and options, lenders' opinions, written marketing plans, crop insurance, and geographic location were significant in explaining the percentage of expected soybean production forward priced.Demand and Price Analysis, Marketing,

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