$300 – $350

Hedging Edge Commodity Marketing Course

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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Red Deer South

33 Petrolia Drive

Gasoline Alley

Red Deer, Alberta T4E 1B3

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The two-day Hedging Edge Commodity Marketing Course is co-hosted by Alberta Canola and the Alberta Wheat Commission.

Day 1 - Wednesday, December 13

  • 9:30am - 12:00pm Course Time
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm - 5:00pm Course Time
  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm Supper and evening trading exercises

Day 2 - Thursday, December 14

  • 7:30am - 9:00am Breakfast
  • 9:00am - 12:00pm Course Time
  • 12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
  • 1:00pm - 3:00pm Course Time

Seating is limited and pre-registration is required.

The Hedging Edge Course gives you:

  • pre-course access to the HedgeLink library of video tutorials (13 modules) plus the Elements of Charting videos (5 modules)
  • two days with live instruction and market scenario exercises
  • meals are included (two lunches, one supper, one breakfast)


About the Course

The course will cover the following topics using a combination of presentations and hands-on trading exercises:
  • the basics of marketing
  • futures market overview
  • hedging basics
  • future spreads
  • options basics
  • options strategies

Course Instructors

Jonathon Driedger Senior Market Analyst FarmLink Marketing Solutions
David Derwin Portfolio Manager PI Financial
Neil Blue Provincial Crop Market Analyst Alberta Agriculture & Forestry

About the Videos

The 13 videos are hosted by Jonathon Driedger are part of the FarmLink Marketing Solutions HedgeLink program:


  1. Introduction to HedgeLink (12:28)
  2. Futures (26:29)
  3. Margins (13:32)
  4. Hedging (8:33)
  5. Spreads & Carrying Charges (18:20)
  6. Basis (13:21)
  7. Other Hedging Considerations (13:43)
  8. Introduction to Options (18:25)
  9. Put Options (11:53)
  10. Call Options (8:19)
  11. Covered Calls (9:41)
  12. Option Spreads (13:26)
  13. Building a Hedging Strategy (10:04)

Elements of Charting Video Series
With host: Harold Davis, Economic & Commodity Researcher & Trader and the Author / Analyst of Prairie Crop Charts

  1. Charting & Drawing Trends (12:50)
  2. Tops, Bottoms & Reversals (11:06)
  3. Support & Resistance, Trading Ranges, and Corrections (13:13)
  4. Contemporary Issues: Gaps, Reversal Days & Volatility (10:38)
  5. Market Cycle (7:30)

Access to the videos will provided immediately after registration and payment of course fees.
A group rate is available at the hotel (rooms starting $119plus taxes) until December 1. Details will be included in your confirmation.




Payment for this event will be made to the Alberta Canola Producers - click here for the Alberta Canola Event Policy for Registration Refunds & Transfers
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Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Red Deer South

33 Petrolia Drive

Gasoline Alley

Red Deer, Alberta T4E 1B3

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