A grain buyer builds relationships with producers on behalf of the company they represent or are employed by allowing them to purchase the producers grain at a fair price.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
An associate’s degree or higher in agricultural business, agricultural marketing or related agricultural program.
To pursue a career as a Grain Buyer:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, mathematics, business and computer courses.
Where can I work?
Grain buyers are typically employed by grain elevators, food production companies, animal nutrition companies, and bioenergy companies.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for grain buyers will be good over the next five years.
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