Financial risk for ag retailers rising

Financial risk for ag retailers rising

AGRICULTURAL retailers operate as middlemen in selling a wide variety of crop inputs to growers. Consequently, when growers are doing well, agricultural retailers do well too, but when growers are doing poorly, the same is true for agricultural retailers. It's the latter scenario that is prevailing today during the current downward phase of the commodity cycle.

Accounts receivable at farm supply co-ops and other agricultural retailers are growing,

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