Morgan Joseph and Lessiter Publications’ Ag Equipment Intelligence are hosting a third annual “Ag Day” for investment fund managers on March 3 at the Westin Times Square in New York, N.Y.
In addition to presentations by Charlie Rentschler, Morgan Joseph, and Frank Lessiter, Lessiter Publications (publishers of No-Till Farmer, Farm Equipment and Ag Equipment Intelligence), six speakers will present at the third annual meeting highlighting what’s happening in agriculture for the Wall Street community.
Allen Berry, from Nauvoo, Ill., farms 2,300 acres, mostly corn and beans, and is an expert on narrow-row corn planting, no-tilling continuous corn and weed management.
Steven Koles, president and CEO, Hemisphere GPS, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, a near pure play “precision ag” company offering low-priced, high-functionality automatic steering for farm machines.
Jim Leverich, from Sparta, Wis., farms 500 acres and works full-time as a researcher for the Univ. of Wisconsin ag department, and is highly proficient in the use and misuse of fertilizers.
Joe Nester, farmer from Bryan, Ohio, leases out his own 500-acre farm as he is a full-time crop consultant to 100 clients who own more than 300,000 acres in the eastern Corn Belt, and is also an expert on GPS for mapping and zone management.
Troy Prescott, from Winchester, Ind., farms 2,500 acres and was a founder and chairman of Cardinal Ethanol, Union City, Ind., a successful independent refinery with some 1,200 shareholders.
Morry Taylor, chairman and CEO, Titan International, Quincy, Ill., America’s biggest manufacturer of wheels and tires for farm machinery.
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