Merchants Plus Grain Program


What is the Merchants Plus Grain Program (MPGP) and why should I use it as a business strategy?
Merchants Plus helps independent elevators originate more bushels, sooner, by offering a valuable producer pricing program to farmers. Farmers can commit production to the elevator and the futures portion of their risk will be priced by a professional pricing team drawing on years of experience and sophisticated trade execution capabilities. The program takes the uncertainty and worry out of pricing a portion of your crop and allows you to participate in OTC and option strategies.

Are my competitors using programs similar to the MPGP?
Most of the major grain traders now offer similar programs, typically through cash contracts that require delivery to their own elevators. The StoneX Commodity Solutions program allows independent elevators to compete and originate bushels that they would otherwise lose and allows farmers to diversify their pricing and counterparty risk.

Is the MPGP difficult or time consuming to manage?
No, farmers can contract to deliver grain with the elevator as usual. Simply notify the elevator within the signup window that you would like to participate or according to whatever processes the elevator has arranged. The elevator will notify SXCS of the total volumes and SXCS will go to work pricing. Regular updates will be available but nothing else is required until the program is completed and you receive your final futures price.

Why should I work with StoneX Commodity Solutons, LLC (“SXCS”)?
StoneX Commodity Solutions is an established Agribusiness service provider and part of a StoneX Group Inc. family of businesses with decades of experience in the Ags sector from freight to futures brokerage to OTC markets. We pride ourselves in knowing our customers’ business and sitting with them on the same side of the table as we help manage price, volatility, and liquidity risk. StoneX was the first non-bank swap dealer and has vast knowledge of the global OTC and options space. We have a proven track record of expert execution and insightful analysis—and have earned a reputation as a trusted and transparent partner. Dealing with the StoneX name provides the confidence that you are dealing with a stable industry leader and Fortune 500 company.


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StoneX Commodity Solutons, LLC (“SXCS”), a subsidiary of StoneX Group Inc., trades in a variety of physical commodites, and offers customers services to help manage the risks associated with their physical product. Trading over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives is not suitable for all investors and involves substantal risk. This material does not consttute investment research and does not take into account the partcular investment objectves, financial situatons, or needs of individual clients or recipients of this material. You are directed to seek independent investment and tax advice in connecton with derivatives trading.
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