OUR SERVICES

Biorefineries

Commodity Marketing Company has been a risk management provider for biorefineries in the Midwest since 1998. Commodity Marketing’s biorefinery risk management services include:  
–       Cash grain trading, hedging, feedstock position oversight, and inventory management
–       Derivative risk-related strategies for Corn, Natural Gas, Ethanol, Corn Oil, and DDGS
–       Margin management, margin forecasting, breakeven analysis, and crush trading
–       Developing and increasing grain origination from producers delivered to biorefineries
–       Customer specific liquidity tolerance and position sensitivity analysis
–       Competitive site studies

Commercial Grain Handlers

Commodity Marketing Company has an extensive history working closely with commercial grain handlers. CMC’s staff includes over 50 years of cash grain handling experience including:  
–       Country elevator management
–       Cash grain buying and hedging
–       Storage and spread revenue strategies
–       Barge trading
–       Rail Trading
–       Arbitrage

Bank Lenders

Commodity Marketing Company has worked closely with a number of bank lenders in Agribusiness such as AgCountry Farm Credit Service. CMC’s established hedging practices have been used to safeguard the extension of additional operating lines of credit. CMC recognizes the inherent limitations capital constraints can have on executing a sustainable and successful business plan. Commodity Marketing Company’s existing relationships within the Ag lending industry can help insure a more efficient means to maximizing marketing opportunities even in a volatile and unpredictable trading environment.

Ag Producers - AgFit

Commodity Marketing Company’s AgFit program works side-by-side with Ag producers and their lenders, developing customer specific marketing plans that are designed to protect profitability without eliminating market opportunity. CMC assists producers in establishing the following:
–       Achievable marketing goals
–       Detailed marketing plan that incorporates producer breakeven costs
–       Derivative strategies that can enhance position performance with definable risk parameters
–       Storage optimization
–       Maximizing carry revenue and basis
–       Continued S&D analysis, which allows producers to adjust risk parameters based on evolving market dynamics    

In working with Ag producers and lenders, CMC’s primary goal is to help farmers maximize their return-on-investment while still being cognizant of the need to mitigate risk in managing a sustainable farming practice.