November Luncheon | An Outlook on Global Agricultural Markets

    November 12, 2018
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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    Illini Center
    200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606

    Mr. Steve Freed, as Vice President of Grain Research for ADM Investor Services, leads a team of analysts researching worldwide grain markets and providing current information and reports relied on by grain brokers in creating trading strategies.  On November 12th, Mr. Freed will offer attendee's his perspective on global factors and forces shaping the bottom line for Midwest farmers and the ag industry as a whole.


    Mr. Steve Freed is the VP of Grain Research for ADM Investor Services, overseeing the analysis of all market information and trading strategies for over 900 brokers.  Leading a staff of analysts and consultants, he creates daily short and long-term market outlooks, monthly grain PowerPoint presentation updates, and a daily video identifying changes in world supply and demand conditions.  Steve’s market opinion is often quoted in newspapers and business journals around the world, and he is regularly a featured speaker at seminars and workshops.

    Born and raised on a grain and livestock farm in central Illinois, Steve received a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from Illinois State University.  His career began as a crop and oilseed analyst, creating trade recommendations based on international and domestic crop conditions.  Before joining ADMIS in 1992, he was with Continental Grain Company and later held the position of Vice President of Futures Research at Dean Witter Reynolds.  While there, he sharpened his ability to create trade recommendations based on crop conditions, seasonal trends and changes in cash inputs.

    Long recognized as an industry expert, today Steve is one of the most respected and followed grain analysts in the nation.


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