A Grain Marketing Specialist is responsible for managing inbound inventory and marketing grain procurement services and programs offered by their company to producers, agents and other potential customers.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
An associate’s or bachelor’s degree (bachelor’s is preferred) in agribusiness, marketing, agricultural economics, logistics, or agronomy is required. Some licensure may also be required.
To pursue a career as a Grain Marketing Specialist:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, biology, business courses, computer courses and mathematics.
Where can I work?
Grain marketing specialists can work for large grain companies, smaller elevators and cooperatives, commodity marketers, or agricultural risk management programs.
Future Job Market / Outlook
The future outlook for a grain marketing specialist will be good over the next five years.
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