Ask Farmlink: What Does a Cash Broker Really Do & How do I Choose One?

Price discovery is a key aspect of grain marketing. It can also be time consuming and take a lot of legwork. Once you do find a price you’re happy with there may still be a few hiccups before a transaction is completed, either because of cross-border services and paperwork or with grade disputes at the destination. A cash broker can help with all aspects of these transactions.

In this second episode of Ask Farmlink, Darcy Caners with MarketLink Brokerage Solutions explains what a cash broker is, when you may want to use one, who pays for the service and how to chose the right cash broker for your farm

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