Cotton Incorporated and Calcot, Ltd. will conduct a cotton price risk management seminar Feb. 29 at the Maricopa Agricultural Center in Maricopa, Ariz.

The seminar will include market-based strategies on how to manage growers’ price risks for the 2012 crop season plus integrating crop and revenue insurance.

The main topics will be options on cotton futures critical to the grower’s business, what can options provide growers and how, actionable hedging strategies based on various price scenarios, plus a market outlook.

Carl Anderson and John Robinson will discuss when and how to use a variety of option strategies including fences, 3-ways, and calendar back spread.

The market outlook will be shared by Jarral Neeper, President, Calcot, Ltd. and O.A. Cleveland, Cotton Marketing Specialist.

This is a basic and intermediate workshop on using options on futures to manage price risk.

The Maricopa Ag Center is located at 37860 W. Smith-Enke Road in Maricopa.

The 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. seminar is free. Lunch will be provided.

Register to reserve a seat since space is limited.

Contact Kay Wriedt at (919) 678-2271 or