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    How do you build a successful grain marketing plan? What are the right contracts or pricing tools to use? How do you manage the stress of selling?

    Get closer to the answers with GrainWaves: a podcast offering real-time insights into the grain markets. Every week, we break down how to prepare for, find, and execute on market opportunities.

    Have a question about grain marketing? Send it in to be discussed on the podcast: grainwaves@indigoag.com.

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    Episode 47: 5 Challenges for the Digital Future of Grain Merchandising

    EP. 47: Crop merchandising has been stubbornly analog for decades. Scale tickets, phone calls, and texts are the way business gets done. Inconsistent standards, incomplete information, and lack of visibility into what’s happening have been accepted as the way things work. The good news? Technology can help overcome the major barriers between grain merchandising and an efficient digital future.

     

    Episode 46: Jacqueline Holland, Grain Market Analyst @ Farm Futures

    EP. 46: When working on her masters in agricultural economics, Jacqueline Holland focused her research on large farm decision-making and precision crop technology. She brings that strong knowledge of large agribusiness management to her daily reporting as a grain market analyst with Farm Futures. Tune in to hear Holland’s thoughts on the market, technology, and industry stories she’s keeping an eye on headed into the 2022 growing season. Note: this episode of Grainwaves was recorded in October of 2021.

     

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    Meet Rodney Connor

    Rodney has 15 years of experience trading grain, first with Cargill, then with Growmark, and now with Indigo as Product Manager, Market+.

    He still lives near the farm he grew up on in Dwight, Illinois, and today serves as the president for the town's economic alliance. When not working with his community or advising farmers, Rodney can be found spending time with his wife and three daughters.

    Meet Aline Pezente

    Aline is a technology entrepreneur bringing 17 years of experience in finance and agriculture, most recently from Cargill, to Indigo Ag. She has worked on the ground in both the United States and Brazil to develop business strategy, and has her masters in computer and information technology from MIT. 

    As she focuses on the marriage of technology and grain marketing in the Indigo Marketplace product, Aline looks to enable more transparency and efficiency across the entire supply chain.

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