Commodity Market Commentary

About Richard Morrison

About Richard Morrison

Rich is the Vice President of Farm Services at NAU Country Insurance Company. He was raised on a corn and soybean farm in east-central Illinois, and is a graduate of the University of Illinois. He spent 12 years working in the grain business prior to working with producers on risk management starting in 2000. Rich’s role with NAU Country is to provide market information and revenue management advice to producers in a variety of ways. Rich provides a daily market report on WLDS radio in Jacksonville, Illinois, and is a regular contributor on both the Red River Farm Network and the American Ag Radio Network.


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Opening Bell

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Market Report

Receive a daily email highlighting Futures and cash markets. In addition, Rich provides a simplistic way to look at the connection between the market and crop insurance, and how outside factors can take their toll.

The afterMATH

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