MarginQuest® Risk Management
Resources - Your Results
Informa Economics Inc., the world's
premier agribusiness consulting firm, is now offering a
unique margin and risk management program to the North American pork
industry. This program is called MarginQuest®.
MarginQuest® is a
leading-edge market information and consulting enterprise, focused on
providing US pork producers access to effective management tools and
proprietary strategies to mitigate risk. This program is designed to
provide a powerful array of timely decision support materials, training
and consultation to help pork producers manage production risk.
MarginQuest® builds on our comprehensive research and analytic
specialties to bring vital information directly to you. Informa
Economics has assembled a leadership team with extensive quantitative
and qualitative analytical skills to support this leading edge
As a client, you'll receive
customized decision support information
along with fundamental analysis on corn and soybean meal markets.
Drawing upon the Informa Economics intelligence network, your analyst
will also provide you with detailed analysis of current trends in the
vertical supply chain for pork.
also receive supply/demand/price analysis of the hog market. Key in this
service will be an active and ongoing assessment of the opportunities to
Specific information based upon an assessment of your unique
situation will be developed to help you identify your financial risk.
Plus you'll receive assistance in developing your personal strategy for
input and output hedges.
are specific topics to be covered in the training programs including but
not limited to:
What is MarginlPrice Risk
How can you assess your
business financial risk?
What tools exist to manage
What strategies can be
developed to enhance margins?
What is the current market
environment and what are hog production margin prospects for the next
How do you, as a producer,
utilize the market analysis to make informed business
you subscribe to MarginQuest®, you will also have direct access to grain
and hog market analysts -- part of the service team we've put
Together with your
MarginQuest® analyst, you will explore market dynamics and hedging
opportunities based upon your unique situation.
Jointly, we will formulate
risk management strategies just right for your operation. You'll be
counseled on the timing of hedge execution and margin prospects in this
highly personalized consultation.
It all begins with an
expression of interest
in mitigating risk. Second, contact your Informa Economics
representative regarding MarginQuest®, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 1.800.290.6272. Third, Informa Economics staff will
explain the program, the services, the delivery mechanism and your
investment. We will arm you with all of the information you'll need to
make the decision to become a client of MarginQuest®.
Attention Hog Producers: Don't sign any long-term contract without our evaluation. Consider Informa's Packer Contract Evaluation Service. Due diligence for any long-term marketing agreement, especially designed for hog producers.