The 2015 New Crop Iowa Commodity Challenge will provide the opportunity
for risk management education using a market simulation to experiment
with futures and ag options with real markets. Each participant is given
81,000 bu. of corn and 22,500 bushel of soybeans to pre-harvest market
until an end date of October 14, 2015.
The first step is to view and print out the instruction sheet to join
the simulation. This is a password protected simulation and the
password is on the instruction sheet.
for the instruction sheet. You may want to print out the sheet to have it handy to register for the simulation.
for a quick link to the
Commodity Challenge website.
Follow the instruction sheet above and join the password protected game
entitled: 2015 New Crop Iowa Commodity Challenge
If you already have an instruction sheet, the game password for #6 is: IA2015NC
It is suggested that you “bookmark” or “favorite” this page and the
Commodity Challenge website for easy access to the educational material
and the simulation.
Please feel free to experiment and try marketing tools. Remember, the
goal is not to make money with the futures or options – the goal is to
learn what real risk management is to help you on your farm.
For questions, please contact Ed Kordick,