Principal Atmospheric Scientist - Nutrien Ag Solutions
Eric develops predictive, analytical software solutions to manage weather risk for global production agriculture. Before transitioning to Nutrien Ag Solutions, Eric was the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois. His current research uses machine learning to better understand field-level weather impacts on yields in the US and to increase confidence in long-range weather prediction.
Dr. Jason Henderson
Director of Extension - Purdue
Jason is a nationally recognized expert in agricultural and rural issues. He has published more than 60 research articles in academic and Federal Reserve publications. His research on the agricultural and rural economy has been quoted by policy officials, researchers, and leading media outlets, including the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times and USA Today.
Market Insights Senior Analyst - RJO'Brien
Through RJO's Market Insights, Dave provides extensive technical research and option structuring expertise to traders and hedgers in the financial, FX, energy, grain, livestock and softs commodity sectors. He has a simple technical analysis philosophy using primarily momentum and contrary opinion/market sentiment analysis to navigate trend reversals and identify specific parameters from which the risk of directional exposure can be objectively based and managed.
Farmer, Podcast Host, Comedian
Damian was raised on a Dairy farm, owns and manages 300 acres of farm and timber land and has a degree in Agricultural Economics from Purdue University. When Damian isn't on an airplane or on stage, he lives with his wife, Lori, and their dog, Jack. They split their time between their farm in Indiana and their winter home in Arizona. Damian delivers crisp, current ag commentary packed with humor. Damian's positive, hilarious straight talk resonates with audiences from across the spectrum.