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Career Profile: Animal Scientist | David Patterson

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:35 PM

Career Profile: Animal Scientist | David Patterson
David Patterson is an animal scientist researcher at the University of Missouri. Full Story

Career Profile: Food Security Advisor | Adam Reinhart

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:33 PM

Career Profile: Food Security Advisor | Adam Reinhart
Adam Reinhart is an agriculture and food security advisor for the U.S. government's Office of Food for Peace. Full Story

Career Profile: Weed Scientist | Bob Hatzler

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Career Profile: Weed Scientist | Bob Hatzler
Bob Hartzler is a weed scientist who works for the Extension Office at Iowa State University educating the public and students about weeds. Full Story

Career Profile: Commodities Trader | Jack Scoville

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:32 PM

Career Profile: Commodities Trader | Jack Scoville
Jack Scoville is a Commodities Trader placing trades for others at the Chicago Board of Trade. Full Story

Career Profile: Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations | Jim Gaffney

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:31 PM

Career Profile: Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations | Jim Gaffney
Jim Gaffney is the Strategy Leader, Biotech Affairs and Regulations, for DuPont Pioneer. He helps to guide new agricultural products through the regulatory process and to bring them to market in the most efficent way possible. Full Story

Career Profile: Entrepreneur | Alex Poltorak

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:30 PM

Career Profile: Entrepreneur | Alex Poltorak
Poltorak is an agricultural business entrepreneur who founded Urban Canopy, a company that works with Chicago-area neighborhoods growing food. Full Story

Career Profile: Software Designer | Chafik Barbar

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Career Profile: Software Designer | Chafik Barbar
Chafik Barbar is a software designer who helped design a way for an agricultural business to evaluate the risks of the commodity market. Technology to Barbar is “taking a real-life scenario and trying to convert it into a piece of software that... Full Story

Career Profile: Educator & Agronomist | Catherine Swoboda

posted on January 26, 2015 at 2:28 PM

Career Profile: Educator & Agronomist | Catherine Swoboda
Catherine Swoboda is an agronomist who develops educational programming for the World Food Prize Foundation. She is an Iowa State graduate with a bachelor's in agronomy and a master's degree in crop production and physiology, and uses her strong... Full Story

Career Profile: Farmer | James Petersen

posted on January 15, 2015 at 4:08 PM

Career Profile: Farmer | James Petersen
James Petersen raises livestock, grows organic, conventional and genetically modified crops on his family-run farm. Full Story

Learn More about Market to Market Classroom at NAAE Convention

posted on November 17, 2014 at 4:25 PM

Learn More about Market to Market Classroom at NAAE Convention
Learn about Market to Market Classroom this week at the NAAE conference in Nashville, TN. Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How are commodity markets regulated?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How are commodity markets regulated?
How are commodity markets regulated? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers better understand how the markets... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading?
What chance does a single investor have against high-frequency trading? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What commodity would you recommend to a new trader?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What commodity would you recommend to a new trader?
What commodity would you recommend to a new trader? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers better... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity?
Ask the Analysts: What factors influence the price of a commodity? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help students and producers... Full Story

Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another?

posted on July 22, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another?
Ask the Analysts: How do different commodities interact with and influence one another? In each Ask the Analyst segment, experienced commodity market analysts provide thoughtful insight on trading skills, price trends, and strategies to help... Full Story
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