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
  • 5 RUP Credits & 5 CCA Credits available


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

2022 Speakers

Benjamin Fisher
International Agribusiness Group, LLC

Grain Market Outlook

Whether it’s for individual producers, processing organizations, or other industry-related corporations, Ben has the know-how in research and market data to strategize market plans and trade executions. His close to 20 years experience – along with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Michigan State University – makes him uniquely qualified to lead research activities while maintaining client relationships and assisting in directing risk management strategies.

Ben also has a background in publishing industry-targeted reports along with numerous analytical forecasting and price strategy models. And as a coach for a high-school ski team for over 15 years, Ben’s just a natural-born leader. This quality has made him instrumental in helping to create and execute unique marketing concepts delivered through customized consulting arrangements.

Josh Linville
StoneX Financial Inc.

Fertilizer Outlook

Josh Linville is the Director of Fertilizer for StoneX Financial Inc. – FCM Division. Having grown up in Northwest Missouri on a family farm that raised row crops, tobacco and livestock, Josh brings a unique point of view to the fertilizer markets. With 20 years of experience in the fertilizer industry, Josh has operated in roles that have given him perspective on the market as a North American logistics specialist, a U.S.-based nitrogen producer, and General Manager of Trade in Melbourne Australia.

Josh and his team, which spans around the world, have been hard at work educating the market on how to use fertilizer futures markets to not only offset price risk but also be able to sell products to farmers well before fertilizer producers release their physical sales program.

Missy Bauer
B & M Crop Consulting

Planter Set-up and
Planter Clinic Video Series
**Use code MAC20 by February 28th for a 20% discount!

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.

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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