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Cotton Incorporated to Host Price Risk Management Seminars February 13, 2013

January 22nd, 2013

(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) – Cotton Incorporated is set to host a series of basic and intermediate workshops addressing topics such as market-based strategies for how to manage price risk for the 2013 crop season and tactics for integrating crop and revenue insurance. The Cotton Price Risk Management Seminar will be held at The Peabody Hotel in Memphis, TN on February 13th.


Topics of discussion for the seminar include: Why are options on cotton futures critical to your business? What can options do for you and how? Actionable hedging strategies based on various price scenarios. Dr. Carl Anderson and Dr. John Robinson will discuss when and how to use a variety of option strategies involving puts, calls and spreads.

The seminar will begin at 8:30 am and will end at 5:30 pm. There is no fee to attend and lunch will be provided for all participants. To register, contact Kay Wreidt at Cotton Incorporated by phone 919-678-2271 or email kwriedt [at] cottoninc [dot] com. Space is limited so please register as soon as possible.

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About the Cotton Board: profit entity to serve as the administrator of the Cotton Research & Promotion Program. Funded by America’s cotton producers and importers through the cotton check-off, the Program’s research and promotion activities are conducted worldwide by Cotton Incorporated, the Cotton Board’s sole-source contracting organization, to increase the demand for and improve the market position of cotton.

 The Cotton Research & Promotion Program continues to work in all areas of cotton’s pipeline – from the field to the consumer – to keep cotton the number one fiber choice in the U.S. For more information about the Cotton Board and the innovative activities stemming from the Program, visit www.cottonboard.org.

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