Research & Advisory

Research & Advisory

We engage in transactional and strategic advisory services for clients involved in all aspects of the agricultural, energy and environmental commodity marketplace. View examples of our research projects and advisory engagements.


Margin Management

We facilitate comprehensive commodity margin management solutions for dairy, livestock, ethanol, biodiesel and other commodity processors. See examples of how clients use our proprietary risk system and regular meetings to model, track, stress-test and manage their margins.


Oil Rig Count Update - 6-20-18

U.S. Oil Rig Count Update – 6/20/18

According to Baker Hughes, U.S. oil rig counts increased to a new three year high level through the week ending Jun 15th. Jun 15th week ending U.S. oil rig counts increased 0.1% from the previous week while remaining higher on a YOY basis for the 76th consecutive week, finishing up 15.5%. Jun 15th week ending

Global Milk Production Update Jun '18

Global Milk Production Update – Jun ’18

Combined milk production within the major dairy exporting regions of New Zealand, the EU-28, the U.S., Australia and Argentina finished higher on a YOY basis for the 14th consecutive month during Apr ’18, increasing by 1.5%. The aforementioned regions combined to account for over 90% of global butter, cheese, whole milk powder and nonfat dry