Department of Economics
This study was made to determine if hedging and forward contracting by farmers and agribusiness firms enhanced their position to borrow money-more specifically, whether lending agencies considered the two practices enough of a risk reduction to permit an increase in the size of loans made on given assets or to encourage favorable interest rate reductions charged such loans.
agricultural hedging contracts, agricultural forward contracting, agricultural credit
South Dakota Experiment Station, South Dakota State University
Powers, M., "Hedging, Forward Contracting and Agricultural Credit" (1968). Research Bulletins of the South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station (1887-2011). 546.