Ep 47: Don’t be a price taker this season with Nathan Cattle

Nathan Cattle of Clear Grain Exchange delves into the grain market's intricacies, highlighting price discovery, transparency, and grower empowerment.

Jun 19, 2024

Join us for a deep dive into the world of grain markets with Nathan Cattle, a seasoned expert and manager at Clear Grain Exchange. Nathan shares invaluable insights into the intricacies of the grain industry, focusing on pricing strategies, market dynamics, and the evolving role of growers in shaping market trends.

Throughout the conversation, Nathan emphasises the importance of growers taking control of their pricing strategies and actively engaging in the market. He discusses the significance of researching market information sources to understand pricing dynamics and shares practical advice on how growers can participate in price discovery.

Listeners will gain a comprehensive understanding of current market conditions, including factors such as planting expectations, global supply, and demand dynamics. Nathan delves into the impact of market sentiment on prices and the challenges growers face in managing risk amidst market fluctuations.

The discussion also addresses common myths in the industry, such as the perception of growers as "price takers," highlighting the collaborative nature of pricing determination and risk management within the grain market ecosystem.

Beyond the professional realm, Nathan provides insights into his personal life, discussing the importance of work-life balance and family priorities while managing a successful business.

Whether you're a seasoned industry professional or an enthusiast eager to learn about grain market intricacies, this podcast episode offers a wealth of knowledge and practical wisdom from Nathan Cattle's extensive experience in the grain industry.

Nathan Cattle
Managing Director, Clear Grain Exchange