Your grain & farm consulting solution

Meet Our Team
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Consulting Program

Providing on-farm coaching, consulting, and training in grain marketing risk management theories and concepts. Familiarization with non-traditional solutions in grain marketing risk management. Support producers in creating good habits for quick and successful decisions to become more comfortable with independently managing the farm’s grain marketing. 
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Brokerage Services

Train and educate producers in risk management for non-committed bushels through RJ O’Brien Hedge Accounts. 
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Cash Contracts

Offer cash grain contracts with Aileron program. 
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The RGC Mission

To coach & consult farmers to make the best long-term decisions for their operation.

Our people

Meet The RGC Team

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Luke Routh

Luke’s background began with row crop production in South Central Minnesota. He graduated from MSU, Mankato in 2002 with a B.S. in General Management. Luke has a dedication to the agriculture industry with several businesses aimed toward the progressive farm operation. His recent focus has been to implement a disciplined grain marketing program that utilizes a diverse group of alternative contracts designed to save producers time and lower costs.

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Colton Schlaak
Grain Marketing Specialist

Colton is a local row crop and hog producer with previous experience in the finance industry. He graduated from Winona State University in 2014 with a degree in Business Administration. He is disciplined in enhancing farm financial health. Since 2019 he has supported RGC clients with in-depth grain marketing analysis and research.

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Nikki Chicos
Human Resources Coordinator & Administrative Assistant

Nikki has a degree in Human Resources from Rasmussen College. She has transitioned from working within the healthcare setting to the agricultural setting. Nikki enjoys supporting RGC clients while helping grow the RGC team.   


Join Our Team

Grain Marketing Coach

Our growing company is looking for an entrepreneur to work with row crop producers in Southern Minnesota. The primary focus of the Grain Marketing Coach position include:

  • Coach producers to establish professionalism within the grain marketing industry
  • Design risk management portfolios that help producers secure long-term farm profitability

Candidates must have a degree in business and the ability to create rapport with new clients in the agriculture industry. Local and regional travel is required.

To be considered for this position, please submit your resume to:

Luke Routh lrouth@rgcgrain.comand Nikki Chicos nchicos@rgcgrain.com

We are here to help

Farm planning and management resources

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Soybean Visuals 7-2-21

Soybeans - should we sell now?
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Monthly Agenda

Clients can use this agenda to guide during our routine visits to discuss your operation.
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RGC LLC Marketing Reference Guide

Use this tool to help familiarize yourself with the basics of grain marketing.