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Our Services

While Commodity Risk Management Group does not attempt to be all things to all people, we are pretty certain that we have something for anyone who faces commodity market risk. Moreover, we provide a suite of services that may stand alone or work in harmony with one another. Please let us know how we can serve any one of your individual risk management needs.

CORNERSTONE Marketing Plan

The dynamic, ever-changing markets have left in their wake many well-intended hedgers who are frustrated, emotionally drained, and completely susceptible to the risks of their market. To that end, we have developed a simple approach to risk management which does not try to outguess the market. The Cornerstone Marketing Plan provides a Simple, Cost Defined, Plan which provides: Price Control, Peace of Mind, & Cash Flexibility

FOUNDATIONS Grain Marketing

As a client in the Foundations program, you will work with one of our trained Grain Marketing Advisors in developing a cash grain marketing plan that meets the financial and logistical objectives of your operation. Some Features of the Foundations Program:

  • Breakeven analysis and evaluation
  • Assessment of available storage – selecting which crop should be stored and which delivery periods are most beneficial
  • Development of an individualized cash grain marketing plan to fit the goals of your operation
  • Execution of sales as the market allows
  • Monitoring carry spreads and basis to maximize returns to your space
  • Regular market-related updates
  • Profitability through marketing consistency

Dairy & Livestock Margin Management

Dairy and livestock markets continue to make violent movements in their effort to balance world dynamics and domestic fundamentals. The impact this has on your profit is tremendous. With each passing year, the investment you have made in your operation has become more and more at risk.Dairy & Livestock Margin Management provides:

  • Peace of Mind
  • Equity Preservation
  • Defined and Limited Price Risk
  • Forward looking transparency and predictability within your operation
  • Systematic Management of Strategies that engage the commodity price risks that jeopardize your profitability

Strategic Advisory

In today's world of volatility and uncertainty, business owners on and off the farm are increasingly aware of the risks they face and recognize the need to address those risks. The issue for many is figuring out HOW to address them. Our team's extensive knowledge and utilization of available risk management tools across multiple market environments allows CRMG to correctly direct clients towards solutions that best fit their situation.

Market Information

Commodity Risk Management Group values an informed client. We strive to keep you up to date on what’s happening and what’s important. Our site provides access to streaming market news, quotes and charts to keep you informed of the latest happenings. Additionally, you have access to special reports and weekly newsletters to keep you briefed on current market events and how they effect your business.

Futures Brokerage

The beauty of any market is that it has different value to every person that uses it. Regardless of what inspires someone to pursue a market, all participants must gain access to that market. Commodity Risk Management Group (CRMG) extends that access to individuals, businesses, and large commercial operations. Supported by the strong reputation of Straits Financial, CRMG provides Futures, Options, and Spot Market Trading with the friendliness and agility of a growing company and service that is second to none.

Presentations, Seminars, & Classes

Among the staff of Commodity Risk Management Group (CRMG) are professional public speakers who are nationally recognized for bringing market education and information to groups throughout the country. Ag lenders, cooperatives, crop insurance agencies, trade associations, grain elevators, feed and seed dealers, milk processors and oter ag businesses routinely introduce our staff to their clients. Our presentations center on commodity price behavior and risk management practices in a light-hearted and simple, yet professional and producer-friendly format. Additionally, CRMG offers one day seminars and multi-session classes to provide your staff or group more formal education regarding varying market subjects.

Managed Futures

Commodity Risk Management Group constantly seeks to help our clients identify and capitalize on opportunities (wherever those might be) while minimizing the risks associated with that opportunity. In recent years, our clients success has led to an interest in diversifying their asset/investment portfolio. While commodities represent an emerging asset class for investors worldwide, the risks of speculative positions taken in futures and options is often amplified for those individuals lacking the experience, understanding, or time to manage their positions. Our Managed Futures offering takes advantage of Commodity Trading Advisors (CTAs) with strong track records and proven money management discipline to offer investors a wonderful diversification tool that provides liquidity, flexibility, and the futures market advantage of leverage.