Speaker Series

SPEAKER SERIES

Greg Stewart

Stewart was born and raised on a farm near Peterborough, Ontario.  He attended the University of Guelph and completed an M.Sc which focused on tillage and soil compaction.  He worked eight years as a research associate at the University on projects involving tillage, crop rotations, corn planter performance, and fertility management.

Stewart farmed and worked in the farm equipment industry for four years before joining OMAFRA as the Corn Specialist in 1998.  With OMAFRA Stewart participated extensively in corn research and demonstration projects across the province. Greg has been particularly active in investigating nitrogen strategies that are environmentally and economically sustainable.

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Moe Agostino

Moe has over 30+ years of experience in trading markets, commodity risk management and marketing, the last 18 years with Farms.com Risk Management. His primary areas of expertise include grains, basis, livestock, feed, futures/options, energy/diesel, fertilizer/input purchases and both technical and fundamental analysis of global and local markets.

Developed in 2018 our mobile marketing app provides our customers with easy access to the information they need 24/7 on their smart phones to keep them informed and help them make better marketing decisions. The mobile app includes breaking news text alerts, daily market quotes, setting future price targets, knowing when to pull the trigger, future price targets, timely marketing recommendations, change in trend analysis and includes a monthly basis report to protect farmers from the excesses and volatility in commodity prices. 

 

Moe is a sought after speaker who presents to groups across the USA and Canada and is the publisher of https://www.farms.com/market-school/ an on-line learning educational video series, and a regular contributor to Better Farming and Better Pork magazines with Moe’s Market Minute.  Moe has participated in 3 Quebec Crop tours, and has organized and led 9 U.S. crop tours and 5 Great ON Yield Tours #ONyield20, http://riskmanagement.farms.com/events/ontario-yield-tour-2020  since 2012. His track record speaks for itself!

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