20 Jan 2022

AIC On-Farm Grain Trader Trading

This third release of the online interactive learning course for grain traders focuses on contract terms and necessary knowledge around grain procurement and the market.

Drafted by members of the Arable Marketing Committee, from itsinception the course has been an AIC initiative to improve and demonstrate the overall knowledge and understanding of grain traders who are talking to farmers.

The course is free, open to AIC members only, and successful completion demonstrates attainment of an industry standard level of knowledge.  A certificate of completion is provided.

Five topics are covered: 

  • Contract Terms (in 2 parts),
  • Grain Procurement,
  • Market and Industry Structure,
  • UK Crop Production.

There are 32 multiple choice questions, with 25 correct answers required to pass. The course can be taken twice.

It is not timed, and is ‘open book’ in that candidates are encouraged to look up areas they are not sure of and develop their learning. Access to the AIC contracts is required.

To enrol as an individual or a group, please provide the full names and email addresses of candidates to [email protected]

The course is operated by Kiwa Agri Food on AIC's behalf and access links will be sent directly to each candidate.