Farms.com Risk Management and Midwest Strategic Investments have combined to provide full service risk-management marketing and hedging strategies along with trade executions to protect risk exposure to producers. Farms.com Risk Management works as an adviser to producers, farmers and agribusinesses across North America in marketing crops and hogs and in purchasing feed inputs. MSI is a full-service commodity brokerage firm specializing in agricultural risk-management and marketing strategies.

"The alliance's goal is to focus on risk management for hogs, cattle, soybeans, corn and other crops." says Jim Nemitz, MSI president. "We provide risk-management and one-on-one consultation advice to individual producers, agribusinesses and corporations throughout North America."

"Our emphasis is on quality and value-added services, with ‘Simple Answers and Smart Solutions,’" says Victor Aideyan, senior risk-management consultant with Farms.com Risk Management. "We are committed to being a major leader in this area. We have built strong alliances with numerous companies to provide our customers with the widest range of services available."

The alliance will provide strategic services and products such as: one-on-one consulting for hogs, crops, and cattle as well as input purchasing and execution of futures and options at a low commission rate. Customers will receive weekly e-newsletters, timely risk-management recommendations, on-line tools, analysis of USDA Hog and Crop Reports, pork packer contract analysis, marketing, hedging and cost of production preparation and execution, low cost hog and crop service programs, in-house measurement tools and market research.

"With our extensive knowledge and more than 90 years combined experience in marketing, price risk management and trading, this alliance will provide a better marketing solution at a reasonable cost for all agribusinesses and producers across North America," states Aideyan.

For more information, go to www.farms.com.

Source: Farms.com, Midwest Strategic Investments