We've partnered with multiple agribusinesses to provide a live, interactive web-based learning solution at no cost for educators and students in the agri-classroom.
GrainBridge Summer Webinar Series
Join us for a summer webinar series covering risk management topics! We’ll discuss the basics of commodities marketing and more, and you'll walk away confident in your ability to cover these topics in your classroom.
For each webinar you join, you’ll be entered to win a $100 gift card for your classroom - up to 11 entries possible!
30-Minute Webinars at 2 PM CDT
1. June 11: Overview of GrainBridge Resources
2. June 16: Risk Management & Budgeting
3. June 18: Fundamentals of Marketing
4. June 23: Cash Market Overview
5. June 25: Basis Introduction
6. June 30: Forward Contracting
7. July 2: Basis & HTA Contracts
8. July 7: Futures Market Overview
9. July 9: Futures Contracts & Hedging
10. July 14: Options Contracts & Hedging
11. July 21: Crop Insurance & Gov. Payments
We are committed to providing ag educators with the necessary tools to simplify the instruction of the basics in risk management and generate excitement for the agricultural industry in the classroom. Students will walk away with a better understanding of how to manage risk—from pre-planning to the point of sale—using live market data.
What Students Learn
We are changing farming forever…starting today. Here's what students will learn when using the GrainBridge application and curriculum in the classroom:
Develop an understanding of key factors that attribute to crop and livestock plans.
Develop skills to determine profitability considering current market prices.
Be able create reports showing profit and break-even targets compared to current market prices.
Learn efficient ways to manage profitability in volatile markets.
Have a real world feel of the cash grain market through the use of a grain elevator simulation.
Gain a broader exposure to risk management through the use of futures and options.
Be able to explain the types of crop insurance and the value of each.
Learn to stress test their virtual farms & ranches using multiple scenarios that affect net profitability.
Our educational outreach provides risk management curriculum to more than 600 agriculture education programs across the country. This curriculum, developed by GrainBridge and industry partners, provides students with real-life examples and farm management simulation opportunities. Check out the programs that are active in your area, or click here to log in to your school program.