Contributors

Jim Ruen: Living and working on a diversified, crop and livestock operation in the agronomically challenging bluff country of southeastern Minnesota has given Ruen his base. Add decades of regional and national agricultural journalism and leadership roles introducing revolutionary crop technologies and he is uniquely qualified to write for AgProfessional.
 
Barb Baylor Anderson: Anderson is an award-winning agricultural communications specialist from Edwardsville, Ill. She created her business in 1991 after leaving the American Soybean Association as director of communications. Anderson grew up on a central Illinois farm. She has a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications from the University of Illinois and a master’s degree in economics from Southern Illinois University.
 
Fertilizer Market Overview: Glen Buckley and David Asbridge - NPK Advisory Service, Inc. Quarterly updates on supply, demand, pricing outlook based on Glen and David’s deep network of contacts within the fertilizer industry, as well as their knowledge of the global fertilizer market and its impact on the domestic markets. Sales & Marketing: Mark Faust - Echelon Management. Mark provides strategic consulting to numerous companies within agriculture, while also sharing his insight from an extensive background in varied industries outside of agriculture, sharing best practices that can be applied to our marketplace in a practical framework designed for implementation for anyone involved in the sales and marketing arena.
 
Precision Ag Insights: Monthly articles on a variety of topics including data transfer, government regulations, practical implementation of precision tools, mobile and cloud-based systems, new technologies on the horizon, and much more. 
 

Association contributors in each issue

  • Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA)
  • National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants (NAICC)
  • American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA)
  • Association contributor in the Crop Fertility Quarterly
  • The Fertilizer Institute (TFI)