I am available upon occasion for professional speaking engagements. I seem to be a good draw for those looking for insight, direction and trends in Grain, Livestock and Energy. Also and not limited to Agricultural Lending, Ag Retail, Ag Investing, Macro Economic Outlooks, etc.

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Upcoming Events


Aug 30 – Crop Risk Services Kansas City, MO

Sept 7 – Nebraska Bankers Association Fall Meeting Lincoln, NE

Oct 5 – 2017 MIB Community Banking Conference Lincoln, NE

Nov 15 – Nebraska State Bank & Trust Broken Bow, NE

Jan 31, 2018 – German American Bank Freeport Illinois

Feb 3, 2018 – Central Valley Ag Coop Omaha, NE Young Producers Conference

Feb 13-16, 2018 – First Dakota National Bank

Previous Events

 Aug 9 – Van Horn Inc Cerro Gordo, IL

Aug 3 – Prudential Ag Investments Memphis, TN

July 20 – Channel Seed Kansas City, MO

June 28, 2017 – Wyffels Corn Strategies   Spencer, IA

June 8, 2017 – MU Ag Lending Symposium  Columbia, MO

April 14, 2017 – South Dakota Bankers Association    Pierre, SD

March 23, 2017 – Illinois Land Values Conference    Bloomington, IL

March 11, 2017 – Heartland Corn Products    Morton, MN

March 10, 2017 – Heartland Co-Op  Des Moines, IA

January 16, 2017 –  North Dakota Grain Dealers Association Fargo, ND Details here

January 17, 2017 –   FarmLogs User Conference ’17 Connecting the Dots to Profitability
Des Moines, IA  Register here

November 16, 2016 –  Nebraska State Bank & Trust Co., Cobblestone One Box Convention Center in Broken Bow, NE Register at 308-872-2466.

November 22, 2016 –  WILL-AG Farm Assets Conference, Normal, IL
Register at Farm Assets Conference

March 23, 2016 – IntelliFarms Tech for Independence 2016 Tech Summit – Kansas City, MO – www.intellifarms.com

April 5, 2016 – Nebraska Bankers Association – Kearney, NE

April 14, 2016 – Texas Grain and Feed Convention, Renaissance Worthington – Downtown Ft. Worth, TX      Texas Grain and Feed Assoc

February 10, 2016 – Red River Valley & Western Railroad Discussion Symposium – Olivia,MN

February 11, 2016 – Red River Valley & Western Railroad Discussion Symposium – Fargo,ND

February 23 – 26 – FCS Financial Client Meetings – Hannibal, Columbia, St. Joe, Marshall, Missouri

February 6, 2016 – Central Valley Coop – Young Farmers Symposium – Omaha, NE

January 14, 2016 – AG Expo – York, NE    York AG Expo

November 19, 2015 – Henry and Rock Island County Farm Bureau Market Outlook – Colona, IL
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December 10, 2015 – FarmLogs User Conference – Orlando, FL    FarmLogs Annual Conference

Nebraska Bankers Association Fall Agri-business Conference – Lincoln, NE

Central Valley Coop  Field Technology Days – Owatonna, MN

West Con Cooperative – Appleton, MN

University of Missouri Ag Lending Symposium, Columbia, MO

Wyffels Hybrids Corn Strategies, Perry, IA

1st Farm Credit, Dwight, IL

Ag Day TV

AgriBank, Chief Credit Officers Meeting, St. Paul, MN


AgStar Grain Vision Event, Redwing, MN

Burlington Northern

Central Valley Cooperatives

CHS Midwest Cooperatives Annual Meeting

Climate Corporation

Co-Ag’s Annual Grower’s Meeting – Rosalia, Washington

E Weather

Farm Credit Services – Iowa, Missouri, Illinois

Farrel Growth Group’s AG Excellence

Hudye Soils

Iowa Farm Radio

Kansas Corn Growers Association

Maplehurst Farms, Rochelle, IL

Marine Bank & Trust – Carthage, Illinois

Missouri Food and Fiber Winter Seminar

Missouri Soybeans Association


National Ag Retailers

National Farm Machinery Show

Nebraska Bankers Association

Nebraska Salt and Grain

Pacific Ag

Pacific Northwest Farm Forum

Pioneer Seed

Rariton State Bank – Rariton, Illinois

Risk Management and Cover Crop Seminar

Rural Ag Radio

Silver Creek Commodities

The Farm’s Annual Winter Winter Growers Meeting – Garden City, Missouri

Top Producer

TS Bank

University of Missouri Ag Lending Symposium

University of Missouri Growers Meeting

U.S. Farm Report

West Central Coop, IA 

Wyffels Seed