Sophisticated Farmers Cut Out Trading Giants in Profit Hunt | Agweb.com

It wasn’t that long ago that U.S. farmers like Brian Marshall had few choices about where and when to sell their crops, which meant taking whatever price was offered at the local grain elevator during harvest season. Today, the Missouri grower stores his own corn and soybeans, sells them whenever he wants and arranges deliveries directly to processors or exporters. That could spell trouble for global agricultural companies including Archer-Daniels-Midland Co., Bunge Ltd., Cargill Inc. and Louis Dreyfus Co.

Source: Sophisticated Farmers Cut Out Trading Giants in Profit Hunt | Agweb.com