Optimal Cash Purchase Strategies to Reduce Fertilizer Price Risk

Fertilizer price volatility has increased dramatically. This research examines cash purchase and warehouse strategies. Seventeen years of Oklahoma fertilizer prices are examined. The results indicate that mechanical cash purchase strategies can be used to reduce the average cost or variance for fertilizer. Optimal purchase dates are also identified.


Issue Date:
2009
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/46570
Total Pages:
8




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