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Price Contracts

Build your price and protect against volatility

Elevate your Grain Marketing

The value of Price contracts in your marketing plan.

Price contracts allow you to build a price with the use of different strategies. These are contracts that are easy to tailor to your needs and protect you from market volatility. Add diversity to your contract portfolio with Price contracts.

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Portfolio Builder is a grain contract that automatically executes four powerful strategies to deliver proven results: average, enhance, floor, and target. This contract is designed with historical market movements, key seasonal trends, and a diversified plan in mind.

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Managed Pricing

Managed Pricing contracts put Cargill insights to work for you, and help reduce the stress of watching markets and deciding how and when to sell your grain.

key features flag icon Tap into Cargill market insight, over 150 years of experience trading grain.
key features flag icon Get downside risk protection with floors established at the beginning of the pricing period.
key features flag icon Maintain flexibility and control with the ability to price out early.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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Cash Grain

Add certainty to your grain marketing plan. Cash sales allow you to immediately price your basis and futures, giving you a guaranteed cash price upon delivery and helping you manage cash flow.

key features flag icon Add price certainty to your grain marketing plan and eliminate downside risk.
key features flag icon Take advantage of forward cash sales for future grain delivery.
key features flag icon Choose the delivery period that corresponds with your price goals.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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No Basis Established (NBE)

Help eliminate risk in a volatile market. This contract is known to many farmers as a “Futures Only” contract. Eliminate the downside risk of the futures market and set your basis on a later date.

key features flag icon Secure futures price and delivery period to help eliminate market uncertainty and risk.
key features flag icon Set basis on or before your delivery period.
key features flag icon Final cash price is the futures price component adjusted for basis.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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Basis

Explore pricing alternatives. A great contract if you like the current basis value but are bullish on the futures market. Work with your Cargill rep to learn more about futures pricing.

key features flag icon Secure basis value with corresponding delivery period.
key features flag icon Set futures value on or before delivery.
key features flag icon Final cash value determined when futures is set.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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Firm Offer

Don’t miss out on a sale. Use this contract when you have a price you’re targeting and don’t have time to watch the markets. Instead of following the market, let the market come to you.

key features flag icon Simple, easy-to-use, free, and available 24/7 — modify or cancel anytime.
key features flag icon Set the number of bushels you want to sell at a target futures or basis value.
key features flag icon If the price hits, your sale automatically locks in.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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Pacer

Keep pace and establish benchmarks with average daily pricing. A simple, straightforward way to build a price for your grain, take advantage of seasonality, and reduce both the stress and risk of trying to time the market.

key features flag icon Your grain is marketed every day. At the end of the contract, you get the average price.
key features flag icon Establish your basis any time prior to delivery and price out at any time.
key features flag icon Set it and forget it — auto-executes throughout your selected time period.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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Portfolio Builder

Simplify your grain marketing strategy. Auto-steer for your grain marketing. Diversify your plan across seasons, goals, and market biases without adding more decisions or complexity.

key features flag icon Sell grain using 4 proven marketing strategies.
key features flag icon Auto-execute sales without daily monitoring or selecting pricing windows.
key features flag icon Take advantage of market movements and seasonal pricing.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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Daily Floor Plus

Price grain above the market and have guaranteed protection. Daily Floor Plus is a customizable averaging strategy that avoids market lows and captures market highs. Ideal for farmers who like a "set it and forget it" approach to grain marketing.

key features flag icon Set your timeframe and customize your plan with 4 price levels — Plus, Floor, Trigger, and Target.
key features flag icon Get your Plus price on an equal portion of contracted grain every day the market stays above your Trigger price.
key features flag icon At the end of the contract, your bushels are averaged for your final cash price.
key features flag icon You agree to a Contingent Offer for like quantity if the market does not hit the Trigger price.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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PriceLock

Lock in a future reference price similar to a traditional No Basis Established (NBE) contract. Use this contract if you desire an easy and convenient way to lock in a futures reference price on your grain for up to 24 months out during times when traditional No Basis Established contracts might not be readily available.

key features flag icon Lock in a futures reference price past timing typically available with traditional No Basis Established contracts.
key features flag icon No minimum volume or margin requirements.
key features flag icon Flexibility to establish the basis at any time prior to delivery subject to local policies.

 

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Use if your market bias is:

 

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Insure Contracts

Protect against market volatility

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Enhance contracts

Take advantage of market opportunity

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