Melvin Brees
Farm Management Specialist
University of Missouri Extension

 

 

 

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Please send your comments and send suggestions to Melvin Brees, Farm Management Specialist, University of Missouri Extension, #1 Courthouse Square,  Fayette, MO 65248, call 660-248-2272, or send messages by e-mail to: breesm@missouri.edu.
July 16, 1999

Update Survey -- Please Return!

We are in the process of updating our mailing list and evaluating "Decisive Marketing". If you regularly access the web site, we would appreciate you taking the time to respond to the following questions. You may print the survey and mail to:

University Extension Center
#1 Courthouse Square
Fayette, MO 65248

Or e-mail to breesm@missouri.edu

The following questions are optional, but it would be very helpful if you would take a minute to answer them. Thank you.  -- Melvin

  1. Has the information in the newsletter helped you make marketing decisions?
  2. ___ Often
    ___ Sometimes
    ___ Rarely
    ___ Never

  3. Do you understand?
  4. Futures Markets:
    ___ Reasonably well
    ___ Somewhat
    ___ Not at all

    Options:
    ___ Reasonably well
    ___ Somewhat
    ___ Not at all

    Basis:
    ___ Reasonably well
    ___ Somewhat
    ___ Not at all

    Cash Contracts:
    ____ Reasonably well
    ____ Somewhat
    ____ Not at all

    CCC loan/LDP:
    ____ Reasonably well
    ____ Somewhat
    ____ Not at all

  5. How do you make marketing decisions?
  6. ____ Have specific advice and/or plan prepared by a market advisor.

    ____ Follow the general marketing recommendations of a market newsletter or service.

    ____ Prepare and follow my own marketing plan.

    ____ No set plan, make sales based on current market information

    ____ Sell about the same way or time each year

    ____ Sell when cash is needed

  7. What marketing tools do you use? (check all that apply)
  8. ____ Futures
    ____ Minimum Price Contract
    ____ Options
    ____ Delayed Pricing Contract
    ____ Forward Cash Contract
    ____Cash sales:
              ___ Local ( under 50 miles)
              ___ Truck more than 50 miles
    ____ Other (Basis Contract, Hedge to Arrive, etc.)   What?________________

  9. Do you add value to any products you market?

____ Seed production, speciality or identity preserved grain (high oil corn, food grade soybean, etc.) contracts.

____ Retained ownership of livestock (Background, feedlot, etc.) What?_____________

____ Livestock Contracts or Alliances (weaner pig, packer, etc.). What?______________

_____Direct sales to consumer (meat, vegetables, organic, etc.) What?_______________

6. Please make any comments about the newsletter or anything that would make it better.

 

 


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