Risk Management


At United Producers Inc., we have the experience to help you manage your risk and stabilize your bottom line. With services to compliment your packer contract, UPI Risk Management Services is there to ease your mind, helping to protect your investment. Our team will help you determine the right approach to managing your marketing decisions and input costs.

Our Risk Management services give you access to:

  • UPI’s Feeder Preference Marketing Agreement
    • Access to futures hedge contracts
    • Utilization of Put & Call Options
  • Retail Brokerage Services*
    • Futures (fed cattle and hogs – 20,000-40,000 lbs., feeder cattle – 25,000-50,000 lbs.)
    • Options


Brokerage Services are offered by FCC Futures Inc., an NFA member and CFTC registered IB.

  • Forward Contracting
    • Packer/end user contracts
    • Farmer to farmer contracts
  • Daily Market Reports and Analysis
  • Long-term Marketing Arrangements
  • Managed Products – Merchants Plus

Benefits for you


  • Convenient and easy to access.
  • In some programs we cover the margin requirements.
  • We offer smaller increments of livestock futures and fuel options to provide practical solutions to more members.


Access to Market Information

Relevant market intelligence is necessary to be successful in today’s environment. We have created this website to provide you with information that will assist you on a daily basis.


Interested in Learning More?

To see if you’re a good candidate for Risk Management, contact your local UPI representative or call (614) 433-2184.

*The trading of derivatives such as futures and options may not be suitable for all investors. Derivatives trading involves substantial risk of loss, and you should fully understand those risks prior to trading.