Forward Price Contract: Lock in your cash price for a specified quantity of bushels for a specified delivery date and location in the future. A great contract to capture grain prices for time ahead of delivery. No additional fees, easy to use.
Hedge To Arrive Contract (HTA): Price the Futures when levels are attractive and set basis separately prior to time of delivery. Allows you to protect yourself from downside risk in the Futures market while continuing to have opportunity to possibly capture any improvement in basis.
Basis Contract: Set the basis on your contract prior to locking in the Futures. A specific quantity of bushels are sold to a designated location for a certain delivery period. A great opportunity if you want to deliver bushels and are satisfied with the basis level but want more time to potentially capture Futures gain.
CHS Compass Contracts: Get a premium to the current market in exchange for a possible additional bushel commitment for a future date. With CHS Compass contracts you can lock in floors and capture premiums the market may otherwise not provide. Customizable to your operation and specific time frames. Basis can be set at any time.
Minimum Price Contracts: Lock in a floor on your futures contract and continue to participate in potential upside in the grain market using options. Basis can be set at any time. Customizable to your market bias, operation, and time period.
Average Price Contract: Average Price Contracts add discipline and diversity to your grain marketing program by selling an equal amount of bushels each week during specified pricing period. You determine the bushel quantity as well as the delivery month and location. Basis can be set at any time.
Daily Threshold Program: Daily pricing at the market close each day as long as the market close price is at or above a threshold that is picked by the producer. Amount of bushels priced each day will be total unpriced bushels divided by remaining days in program. Available for December corn and November soybeans in 1 or 2 year options. *Not all bushels are guaranteed to price*
CHS ProAdvantage: A CHS Pro Advantage contract provides a simple way to diversify your crop marketing while benefiting from professional pricing. It’s especially important to allow trading experts to price for you during times of volatile or low-priced commodity markets. Growers pledge a specific quantity of bushels for a grower-defined delivery destination, and CHS Hedging commodity professionals will price those bushels over a specific time period.
If you are interested in learning more about our contract options, please contact your local grain originator.