Lightner Amps Up Brokerage Service

Bob Lightner, partner with Equity Cooperative Livestock, has passed the complex Series 3 Commodity Broker exam. The test is administered by the
Financial Agency Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on behalf of the National Futures Association (NFA).

Lightner will assist with commodity brokerage through Allendale, Inc. and coordinate cattle contracts. “The cooperative continues to off er full-service commodity trading, and Lightner looks forward to assisting members with their commodity needs,” says Dave Johnson, vice president of marketing.

Equity Cooperative Livestock Sales Association is a federated cooperative headquartered in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Equity operates 11 auction markets and has collection points in Ettrick, Wisconsin,
and Menominee, Michigan, and has a hog and cattle marketing center in Arlington, Wisconsin. Equity
services producers with the marketing, managing and fi nancing of their agricultural businesses.