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Use Old Skills and a New Approach to Navigate Volatile Markets

The volatility in production, futures prices, basis, and spreads of the last few years have caused many of us to abandon the idea of a “normal” merchandising environment, or at least change the definition of “normal” to mean a volatile market. Grain...

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5 Keys for Survival in a Flat or Inverted Spread Environment

Most merchandisers don’t enjoy trading markets with small carries and/or inverted spreads, but by all appearances, that is what the market is going...

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Is the Grain Elevator Business Model Broken?

Let Me Give Away the Ending: No Despite years of articles predicting the irrelevance of the country elevator, it continues to be an important part of...

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