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How to cash in on surging cotton market

The cotton market appears poised to begin a long, wild ride toward higher prices over the months ahead.

To make sure you're strapped in and ready for the ups and downs, spills and thrills that surely will arise, be at the Peabody Hotel Feb. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to learn specific market-based strategies for how to manage price risk for the 2008 crop season.

Experts will discuss why options on cotton futures are critical to your business and outline hedging strategies based on various price scenarios. Instruction includes basic and intermediate workshops on using options on futures to manage price risk.

Instructors Carl Anderson, Texas A&M University, and Mike Stevens, Swiss Financial Services, will discuss when and how to use a variety of option strategies including fences, three-ways and calendar back spreads.

The seminar will include a production cost outlook by John Robinson, Texas A&M University economist; a market outlook by cotton marketing specialist O.A. Cleveland; and information on hedging countercyclical payments by Kelli Merritt, CropMark, Inc., Lamesa, Texas.

To register, contact Kay Wriedt at (919) 678-2271 or kwriedt@cottoninc.com. There is no attendance fee and lunch will be provided. The event is sponsored by Cotton Incorporated.

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