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July 14 - September 19, 2014

Here’s How it Works

The Show-Me Market Showdown is a competitive grain marketing game played online with real-time, moving markets. Players start with production in the bin and execute a marketing strategy using cash sales, forward contracts, futures and/or options. Participate anonymously and experiment all you want to without risk. This all occurs through a slick website developed by the University of Minnesota called Commodity Challenge.


Two-page Instruction Manual (PDF)

Funding for this project was provided by the North Central Risk Management Education Center, the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, and University of Missouri Extension.  The University of Minnesota Center for Farm Financial Management is the developer of