Graintab TV - Grain Contracts: Ask The Trader

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Contracts and contract management are one of the most important areas for arable farm management. Keeping within contract specs, knowing your markets and contract T’s & C’c are crucial. In this video we discuss some key points and questions around grain contracts with career trader Richard Whitlock.
Topics covered are:
• If there is too much barley about this year, will malting intakes reject more loads?
• What happens if I am short on a contract?
• Do I have any comeback on loads not collected in the contract movement period?
• How should I dispute a claim or rejection?

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