2019 Featured Speakers


Tyne Morgan


Tyne Morgan is host of the US Farm Report. She will be doing a special taping of the U.S. Farm Report during MN AG EXPO with a panel on Thursday morning. 

Colonel Parker Schenecker


Colonel Parker Schenecker will be speaking at our Thursday lunch.

Jim Wiesemeyer


Pro Farmer policy analyst. Jim will be speaking at our Wednesday dinner. 

Kaitlin Pals


Kaitlin Pals is a partner at the Gislason and Hunter law firm with a focus in agricultural law. She will be presenting on Thursday at 10am on Succession and Estate Planning. 

DuWayne Bosse


DuWayne will take part in Tyne Morgan's US Farm Report panel. He is a market analyst with the Bolt Marketing Team. 

Sue Martin


Sue Martin will take part in Tyne Morgan's U.S. Farm Report Panel. She is President and Owner of Ag & Investment Services. 

Wade H. Abed II


Wade H. Abed II, J.D. is Vice President of Trust and Corporate Council for Profinium Financial. He will be speaking on Wednesday at 11 am about how trusts can work for farm operations to receive income, do good and save taxes.

Jim Schwartz


Join Jim Schwartz, Director of PFR and Agronomy for Beck's for a session on Wednesday at 12:30 to talk about a fresh perspective on old agronomy. 

Hal Kimball


Hal Kimball is an agricultural solar specialist with Blue Horizon Energy. Hal will serve as moderator for the On-Farm Solar Energy Panel on Wednesday.

Ken D. Ripley


Ken D. Ripley is a strategic account manager and will be discussing precision solutions during the Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance session on Thursday at 11am. 

Ryan Benes


Ryan is a district sales manager for Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance of Iowa and will also be speaking during their session on Thursday. 

David Nicolai


David Nicolai is a University of MN  Extension Educator in Crops & Coordinator of the Institute for Ag Professionals.  He will be on the panel on Wednesday at 11:30am in the research center on 2nd floor.

Keri Sidle


Keri Sidle is an education specialist with MN Ag in the Classroom. She will be presenting about MAITC on Wednesday at 10am. 

Andrew Lueck



Andrew had roles within weed science with Monsanto, North Dakota and Minnesota State Extension, and currently owns an independent agricultural contract research company, Next Gen Ag, in Renville county, MN.

He will be on the panel on Wednesday at 11:30am in the research center on 2nd floor. 

Dan Miller


Dan Miller is a Field Sales Agronomist with United Farmers Cooperative.

He will be on the panel on Wednesday at 11:30am in the research center on 2nd floor. 

John Jansen


John Jansen is the VP of North America for The Climate Corp. He is our closing keynote speaker on Thursday at 2:30pm. 



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