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A masters program designed to give experienced merchandisers the opportunity to gain added expertise by studying the application of basis trading in their real world environment. Places a strong emphasis on long-term planning.

  • Do an in-depth analysis of your local market – where are your best opportunities for merchandising?

  • Design a roadmap for success by determining your space needs, projecting grain margins and stress testing and communicating your financial needs.

  • Take a broader look at basis values and how other markets influence yours.

  • Do a detailed analysis of your financial statements and future growth plans.

  • Instructor Led/Online Course
  • Weekly scheduled classes
  • You participate via webcam
  • 4 Modules - completion 4 weeks

Fee:  $3,500 
Special rates available for WCC Participants


This course should follow Core Skills of Basis Trading,
Basis Trading Administration,

The Selling Side of Basis Trading, and Spread Management


I have completed many of the Grain Merchant Courses. It’s given me the confidence to run our business and merchandise the bushels we handle to make the most margin we can. It’s what I consider highly successful because of the confidence and abilities that this type of training has given us.
John Burkett
Certified Grain Merchant
McCullough Grain
Sharpsville, PA


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