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  Document AGEC-260 Understanding Fertilizer Price Risk

By Phil Kenkel. This fact sheet discusses examining the relative importance of fertilizer price risk. Reviewed June 2015.

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  Document AGEC-261 Causes of Fertilizer Price Volatility

By Phil Kenkel. This fact sheet discusses the underlying causes of fertilizer price volatility. Reviewed June 2015.

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  Document AGEC-262 Managing Fertilizer Price Risk

By Phil Kenkel. This fact sheet focuses on on identifying strategies to reduce and manage fertilizer price risk. Reviewed June 2015.

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  Document AGEC-548 The Marketing Puzzle

By Kim Anderson. Producers are bewildered by the number of wheat marketing alternatives. They need to view the marketing alternatives as pieces of a puzzle that fit together to form the true market picture. Reviewed February 2015.

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  Document AGEC-549 Marketing Puzzle: Futures Option Contracts

By Kim Anderson. The cash price received for most agricultural commodities traded on futures exchanges is determined by the underlying futures contracts. Reviewed February 2015.

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  Document AGEC-560 Grid Pricing of Fed Cattle: Base Prices and Premiums-Discounts

By Clem Ward. The purpose of this fact sheet is to specifically distinguish formula pricing from grid pricing, discuss price discovery implications from using alternative base prices with premium-discount grids, and show how premiums and discounts have varied over time. Reviewed August 2009.

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  Document AGEC-572 Stocker Lease Agreements

By Damona Doye, Roger Sahs, and Rodney Jones. Through lease arrangements, the livestock owner shares the production risks, expense, and returns with a caretaker and/or pasture producer. Revised October 2017.

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  Document AGEC-589 Price Risk Management: What to expect: Marketing Efficiency and Efficient Marketing

By Kim Anderson and B. Wade Brorsen. Marketing decisions should not be based on price outlook, but rater on probabilities and what is normally right. Reviewed February 2014.

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  Document AGEC-593 Price risk management: What to expect: Proof that Oklahoma Wheat Producers Do a Good Job of Marketing

By Kim Anderson and B. Wade Brorsen. This fact sheet describes how over 29,000 producer wheat sales transactions over a nine year period were used to evaluate wheat marketing strategies. Reviewed February 2014.

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  Document AGEC-599 Price Premiums from the Oklahoma Quality Beef Network—2001-2003

By Clem Ward. This fact sheet discusses price premiums paid for calves preconditioned according to the Oklahoma Quality Beef Network protocol. Revised December 2013.

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  Document AGEC-602 Buyer Preferences for Feeder Calf Traits

By Clem Ward. Cowherd owners need to understand what animal attributes affect the value of feeder calves. Information is reported in the fact sheet on price premiums and discounts for feeder calf traits such as gender, frame size, muscling, body condition, horns, health, and lot uniformity. Reviewed August 2009.

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  Document AGEC-609 Feedlot and Carcass Performance from the OK Steer Feedout Program—1990-2005

This is the first of two fact sheets that reports findings from data compiled for 16 years through the OK Steer Feedout Program. This fact sheet provides information on the quality and performance of Oklahoma cattle placed in the program from 1990 to 2005. Reviewed December 2013.

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  Document AGEC-610 Health Impacts on Animal Performance from the OK Steer Feedout Program

This is the second of two fact sheets that reports findings from data compiled for 16 years through the OK Steer Feedout Program. This companion fact sheet reports on the effect animal health has on feedlot and carcass performance and on the value of carcasses. Reviewed December 2013.

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  Document AGEC-612 Minding Your Cattle P's and Q's: Basic Facts on Source, Age, and other Claim Verification through PVP and QSA Programs

This fact sheet discusses the requirements and regulations for third party verification of beef production characteristics, including beef intended for export to other countries. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document AGEC-613 Cull Cow Grazing and Marketing Opportunities

By Derrell Peel and Damona Doye. This fact sheet discusses the potential for increased value of cull cows by adding weight, improving quality classification, and taking advantage of seasonal price patterns.

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  Document AGEC-614 Update on Beef Industry Alliances

By Clem Ward and Kellie Curry Raper. This fact sheet updates the extent of beef industry alliances, motivation for them, some common characteristics, and what producers may have to do to participate in them. Revised March 2013.

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  Document AGEC-615 Extent of Alternative Marketing Arrangements for Fed Cattle and Hogs, 2001-2013

By Clement Ward. This fact sheet provides a seven-year summary of the available data of alternative marketing for fed cattle. It also includes alternative marketing arrangements for slaughter hogs. Revised May 2014.

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  Document AGEC-616 Price Comparison of Alternative Marketing Arrangements for Fed Cattle, 2001-2013

By Clem Ward. This fact sheet compares prices received and paid for fed cattle by alternative procurement methods during the seven-year period since implementing mandatory price reporting. Revised May 2014.

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  Document AGEC-617 Price Comparison of Alternative Marketing Arrangements for Hogs, 2001-2013

By Clem Ward. This fact sheet compares prices received and paid for slaughter hogs by alternative procurement methods during the seven-year period since implementing mandatory price reporting. Revised May 2014.

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  Document AGEC-618 Upgraded Packer-Feeder Market Simulator

By Clem Ward, Derrel Peel, and Kellie Curry Raper. This fact sheet describes the newest version of the packer-feeder simulator computer program, which now consists of a wireless network of laptop and handheld computers, and Extension applications with it. Revised March 2013.

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