Market Outlook Seminar featuring Tommy Grisafi

Tommy Grisafi, Advance Trading, will be the featured speaker on Thursday, November 15 at Lavender Crest Winery, 5401 US Highway 6, Colona.  The evening will begin with a buffet dinner at 6:15 p.m., followed by an update from Gold Star FS Grain Merchandiser, Mike Schaver. Reservations must made by November 8 to guarantee a meal.

Tommy Grisafi, a commodity risk management advisor at Advance Trading in Valparaiso, IN, developed interest in managing risk in 1990 when he attended a class field trip to the Chicago Board of Trade in High School.  Tommy became a recognized member of the CBOT and CME group on his 21st birthday and has maintained this status for 24 years.  In addition to his position as an Ag Risk Management Consultant and an independent trader, he also operates “Ag Squawk,” a weekly round table discussion among Ag industry leaders and enjoys public speaking at farm meetings and events.

Cost for the series is $75.00 and a single session is $25.00 (if not pre-registered cost will be $30.00).  To make reservations, please call the Henry County Farm Bureau (309) 937-2411, Rock Island County Farm Bureau (309) 736-7432 or Mercer County Farm Bureau (309) 582-5116. 

The Market Outlook Series is sponsored by the Henry, Rock Island and Mercer County Farm Bureau Marketing Committees, in conjunction with BankORION, Compeer Financial, Gold Star FS, Steve Sim - COUNTRY Financial, Wells Fargo and Blackhawk State Bank.