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Ames IA - June 19th 2019

Featured Presenters

Richard Brock
President of
Brock Associates
Richard is the founder and president of Brock Associates and creator of The Brock Report.  Richard has over 35 years experience in navigating the commodity markets and helping farmers and agribusinesses develop price risk management programs.  Richard will deliver his thoughts on the commodity markets, and what you need to do to protect your farm operation.
Mark Heckman
Marketing Consultant
Brock Associates

Mark joins Brock after serving as director of Commodities Procurement at the Kent Corporation in Muscatine. 

Prior to that he was a grain merchandiser and risk manager at companies ranging from small elevators to large multi-national corporations.


Mark also grows corn and soybeans on a 1,300-acre operation, and raises livestock. 

Doug Hensley
President, Real Estate Services
Hertz Farm Mgmt.

Doug Hensley joined the company as President of Real Estate Services on June 1, 2017. Hensley was previously the owner, president and managing broker of Gorsuch-Hensley Real Estate & Auction, Inc. Prior to forming Gorsuch-Hensley in 2010, he spent twelve years as a managing
broker with The Loranda Group, Inc., a regional farmland brokerage and auction firm. Hensley has actively served the agricultural marketplace since his graduation from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor of Science in agricultural economics and a Master of Business Administration.

Ed Vallee
Empire Weather

Ed graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Atmospheric Science from Lyndon State College and began his career at AccuWeather. Upon his departure, he then moved to a smaller forecasting firm where he built B2B relationships within the agriculture and energy sectors. Beginning in 2017, Ed began his most recent venture as a consulting meteorologist, and now works with over 200 clients in the public, private, energy, agriculture sectors.

Jason Moss
Jason has been a marketing consultant since 2005 and is the COO of Brock Associates.  Jason has a B.S. and M.S. in Ag Econ and an MBA, and also operates a family farm near Quincy Illinois. This experience makes Jason a fantastic resource for Brock Associates and his clients. 
Ames Location
Gateway Hotel & Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames, IA 50014