After a year off due to the pandemic, 2022 will bring back the 18th MAC Outlook Conference.

  • Thursday, February 3rd, 2022
    Registration: 8:30 – 9:00 AM
    Program: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


  • Eagle Eye Banquet Center
    15500 Chandler Rd
    Bath Twp, MI 48808

Speakers from 2020 Event

Mike Mock
Mike Mock Consulting, LLC

Market take-aways going into 2020

Mike Mock is a graduate of the University of Toledo and a lifelong resident of NW Ohio.

Mike’s career has spanned 44 years with the bulk of that time working for The Anderson’s Inc.  He held many positions during his time in Maumee, finishing his career as Sr. Risk Manager of the Grain Division. After retiring from ANDE in 2016, Mike established an independent consulting firm, Mike Mock Consulting, LLC.

Mike’s current focus is on providing daily audio commentary for Consolidated Grain & Barge.  In addition, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of Redline Equipment of Archbold, Ohio.

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Missy Bauer
B & M Crop Consulting

Chasing 300 bu corn!

Missy Bauer is an independent crop consultant with B&M Crop Consulting out of Coldwater, MI. She acts as the Farm Journal Associate Field Agronomist and coordinates the Farm Journal Test Plots in the eastern corn belt. Missy also is an agronomist for AgDay Farm Journal College TV. She has hosted Corn College and Soybean College. Previously, Missy was a field agronomist with the Andersons for eight years.

Bauer holds a B.S. degree from Michigan State University in Crop & Soil Sciences and a M.S. degree in Agronomy from Purdue University. She completely her Masters degree and graduated with a 4.0.  Missy is also an active Certified Crop Advisor (CCA).

Bauer is originally from Grant, MI, where she grew up on a cash crop and cattle farm. She resides in Coldwater with her husband who is also an independent crop consultant with B&M Crop Consulting and their three children.

Mark Torregrossa

What’s happening with the weather?

Mark Torregrossa has been a meteorologist for over 30 years, with a B.S. in Meteorology from Northern Illinois University. He started his career working for a meteorology consulting company followed by television jobs, including WNEM TV5 and WEYI NBC25 in the Saginaw Bay market.

In the early 2000s he formed and began to specialize in agricultural weather. He was awarded Michigan Farm Bureau Agricultural Communicator Of The Year in 2007.

Today, Mark is MLive’s chief meteorologist, and can be found every morning on Facebook with an in-depth live weather update. He is also a seed representative for Dairyland Seed and Partners Seed, which keeps him in touch with what is going on between weather and our crops.

Thoughts from Attendees:

“I enjoyed listening to all the speakers. I always feel like I come away with a couple new ideas to work on for the coming year.”

” Information from Missy Bauer is excellent…so knowledgeable, yet practical tips. “

” We really appreciate the info; the speakers were thought provoking. “

If you couldn't attend, learn what Outlook is all about here.

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