LUBBOCK, Texas - The New York Board of Trade, Cotton Incorporated and Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., will sponsor a marketing workshop at the Lubbock, Texas Holiday Inn and Towers, April 7.

The seminar is geared toward cotton producers who consider themselves beginning and intermediate marketers. The session will include instruction on hedging with options, says Jeanne Reeves, an economist with Cotton Incorporated.

Reeves says instructors will discuss a variety of options strategies including fences, three-ways and calendar back spreads.

Instructors include Judith Ganes-Chase, president and founder of J. Ganes Consulting, LLC, a research and marketing services provider, and Eric R. Matsen, Matsen Enterprises LLC, Derivative Risk Management and Education.

The seminar begins at 8:30 and will conclude at 4:30.

To register call Plains Cotton Growers, Inc. at (806) 792-4904

For more information, contact Tim Barry at (212) 748-4096 or tbarry@nybot.com, or Jeanne Reeves (919) 678- 2370 or JReeves@cottoninc.com.

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