Never has the market had such an insatiable appetite for grain.
We are using more bushels at a faster pace than ever before. This tremendous increase in demand has created a different kind of market -- one that is more sensitive and responsive to the needs of the marketplace. To grow and be successful in today's environment grain businesses must have merchandising expertise.
The Art of Grain Merchandising teaches the important skills of basis trading and how to capture opportunities, increase margins and build a profitable grain business in today's environment. It shows how successful grain elevators, feed mills, rice dryers and other grain businesses:
Capture opportunities by servicing the needs of their customers -- buyers and sellers -- while at the same time securing their margins from the basis.
Develop confidence in the basis and proactively seek out basis opportunities in all market environments.
Use merchandising expertise to get the most value from their storage space and generate additional margins by trading basis on bushels moving in and around the local trade area.