Hog and Pork Risk Management and Consulting

Every operation is unique, and we believe your risk management plan should be as well. We provide each of our clients with a cutting-edge website customized to their operation which serves as a one stop shop for their commodity risk management program. Our deeply experienced consulting team guides you through the process, creating a valuable risk management resource for your operation.


Take advantage of our team of dedicated execution experts to optimize your risk management. With decades of experience and a deep knowledge of the industry, our team will help identify and take advantage of opportunities to implement your plan more effectively. When it comes to execution, clients know they have a team member that understands the ever changing market dynamics.



  • Our clients receive customized dashboards emailed to them on a schedule of their choosing, a CIH mobile app with all the information you need in the palm of your hand, capital monitors to manage asset allocation, etc.

  • Contract analysis tools provide producers with historical data on their packer contracts and allow them to “benchmark” their contract vs. the rest of the industry – giving them the information and leverage they need in contract negotiations.

  • Our proprietary Risk Manager tool, archived option pricing, and industry leading trading tools offer edge in the markets over your peers. Combined with experienced consultants to help guide your decisions, our tools create a competitive edge for your bottom line.



Livestock insurance is an increasingly valuable risk management tool. Both Livestock Risk Protection (LRP) and Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) are market based, making our team uniquely qualified to help clients get the most out of the programs. Let us help you identify attractive pricing opportunities and show you how to mitigate basis risk for your operation. Our technology tracks endorsement performance inclusive of exchange traded positions, optimally integrates insurance into your overall risk management program, and establishes the value of open endorsements as the market moves. Our insurance team helps make all your insurance needs seamless.


Commercial Buyer

CIH helps meat processors and buyers manage risk by developing a customized plan that aligns with the company’s goals. The centralized resources provide the ability to help with price projections, budgeting, and analysis for decision-making needs. Leveraging our cutting-edge software and personal consultation will help determine where an operation has risk and the different ways to best mitigate it, tailored to your unique pricing protocols. An objective, systematic approach for offsetting risk is developed to achieve pricing goals and long-term profitability. In addition, access to CIH’s formalized education offerings, allow you to deepen your understanding of risk management concepts.


What Our Clients Say About Us

In the videos below, you can hear directly from our clients about how CIH helps agriculture producers gain control over their commodity price risk.

Testimonials are not indicative of future success. Individuals providing testimonials were not compensated.

It’s made my risk management more efficient.

Greg Bell, President

Feedport USA

February 06, 2018

Having CIH gives me more confidence in executing.

Joe Dykhuis, President

Dykhuis Farms

April 11, 2023

The strategy helps me sleep better.

Ken Qualls, CFO

House of Raeford Farms

February 06, 2018

I wouldn’t want to do it any other way. It wouldn’t work.

Paul Mossner

New Horizons Pork

January 15, 2020

That’s one of the things I really appreciate about CIH, they’re not ...

Mike Paustian, Part 3

Paustian Enterprises

February 20, 2020

It's just a really streamlined experience for me.

Mike Paustian, Part 2

Paustian Enterprises

February 20, 2020

It shouldn't matter if markets go up or down the next day.

Mike Paustian, Part 1

Paustian Enterprises

February 20, 2020

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