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Testimonials and Clients Served

Dan Manternach speaking to farmers in Illinois

Wow! You did a great job!  I have heard nothing but positive comments about your presentation.  Your humor, tips, facts, anecdotes and professional manner gave our members attending knowledge and current information that was upbeat and kept their attention from the first word to the last"." 

Kelly S., Director of Marketing  & Communications, Missouri Farm Bureau


 “I want to thank you for your fantastic presentation to our folks. I’ve already received several good reviews from the team and we definitely got some valuable insights. Everyone was very impressed with the breadth and depth of your analysis and we look forward to next year’s outlook.”  Alex G., Senior Financial Analyst, Intrepid Potash, Inc.

 

"You gave an excellent overview and your remarks were timely and informative. Your presentation style was bound to hold the attention of the audience. We received many compliments on the quality and substance of the meeting.”

Betsy F., President,   North American Millers’ Association

 

“Your research and presentation about crop consultants’ need to compete with staff agronomists was an eye opener. And when you provided a series of insights and solutions with energy, we knew we had selected an unusually good economist as our speaker."  Bill D., Independent Crop Consultant Association


“I want you to know your spirited and animated analysis is much appreciated. So much better than the dusty old stuff of which the industry seems to have a plethora. I always look forward to your analysis.”   David B., Cut Bank, Montana wheat farmer


 “Last winter I saw a presentation you gave at an event hosted by InterAg/Bayer Crop Science in Regina, Sask. I was impressed by the level of excitement you brought to a topic that is not always that exciting. I would like to invite you to address our February meeting in Melfort, Sask.  Please call.” Chad B., Saskatchewan Society of Agrologists


 “Thank you for again presenting cutting edge information for our program. I thought your Thursday morning session was one of the more important ones we’ve held in several years. Your presentation was on target, informative and entertaining at times, which I liked." Larry S., Executive Director,  Indiana Crop Improvement Assoc.

 

“I attended the Nebraska Independent Crop Consultants Association program last year in Lincoln and found your program very informative. Please advise as to your interest and availability for a program we do each year here at the University of Nebraska Ag Research and Development Center.”  Keith G., University of Nebraska Extension Educator


“The speech we’re asking should be a motivational speech which will leave our producers feeling proud of the role they play in U.S. agriculture, and more specifically, the wheat industry. The type of humorous, yet thought-provoking speech you gave in Minot seemed to go over very well with those in attendance.” Neil F., North  Dakota Wheat Commission


“Please send me a copy of the PowerPoint presentation from the Bayer Crop Science meeting I attended. Awesome stuff!! 

Carl S.,  Regional Products Manager, Winfield Solutions LLC


"We look forward to your presentation for us in November. I reviewed the presentation you gave in Minneapolis in June . I wish I could have been there to see it because it looks like a very engaging  talk!”  James H., Region Agronomist, Land O Lakes, Inc.


“Thanks for coming out to speak at our Bank Directors Seminar. You were a hit!” 

Roger S. Senior Vice President, Conference of State Bank Supervisors


"Dan was wonderful and exactly what I was wanting.  The feedback was very positive.  He was the only speaker that has spoken on marketing the last 10 years that actually talked about a marketing plan.  Thanks again for all your help and suggestions!"  Joanie G. ICAP Crop Insurance

 

“Thanks for the great presentation at our Seed Expo. We had over 2,100 in attendance and your involvement helped make it a great success. Maybe we should do it every year!”  Andrew L., President & CEO, American Seed Trade Association., Inc.


“On behalf of the World Affairs Council, I want to thank you for meeting with our visitors from East Asia last week.  We rely on our network of contacts to insure meaningful visits for our international guests. Thank you for your part in contributing to international good will and understanding."  Jessica B., Director, International Visitor Program, World Affairs Council of St. Louis

  

“Thank you for speaking at the RAAW Conference and helping to make it a success! You did a great job presenting and your session was well received.”Denise P.,  FCC Services, Greenwood Village  Colorado


 “Thank you for a great set of presentations in Carmel. We received great feedback on your performance.”Dave A., Sales & Marketing Learning Manager., AgReliant Genetics, LLC


"Dan is a multi-talented ag market analyst, ag risk advisor and ag educator/communicator. Although I worked with Dan for only a short while when I was at Doane, I've known him professionally for years. Dan brings years of experience and unique insight to his current role." Dr. William T., Chief Economist, AgResource Company.


"We SO enjoyed having Dan at our conference. He was a hit!" Kami Coleman., Vice President Professional Dev. Arkansas Bankers Assoc.


"Dan did a great job - much better than our previous forensic accountant. I'm grateful we found him." Andrew V. Showen, Board Certified Construction Lawyer, Hill Rugh Keller & Main, 390 North Orange Ave, Suite 1610,  Orlando, Florida 32801 


"Dan Manternach has been one of the country's best and most accurate visionaries in ag trends for the past two decades"    Ron Michaelsen, (retired) former General Manager eXtremeAg​


"Dan, just to let you know, the feedback, both internal and external has been very positive on the meetings you put on for us. I wanted to make sure you know we are very happy with the results and the brand image you are upholding for Roach Ag."    Brian Roach, President Roach Ag Marketing, Ltd.


"Please accept our sincere thanks for your participation in the 2017 Forum for Ag Lending Conference.  We appreciate the time, energy, and expertise you gave in the development and delivery of the program.  Your participation was integral in helping FCC Services make this a worthwhile and memorable event for our audience."  Joette Cross, Director, Event Mgmt.


"Dan wrote an article for a magazine I edit.  He was very open to hearing what mattered most to our readers and to customizing his content to answer their questions.  He was equally open during the editing process.  The back-and-forth between us was productive and pleasant as we worked through changes.  Dan was knowledgeable, flexible, and accommodating." 

 Kristi Ruggles, Communications Strategist Ag Innovator Magazine


​"The amount of research that Dan did to present to our group was very evident.  He really does make sure that his presentations are designed specifically for your company and what you want." Mitch Reed, Kova Fertilizer, Inc.


"I sure appreciated your perfect fit presentation at the Shelby, MT NexGen Conference.  You are a blessing to many. Partnering with God to provide food and fuel for his world.  What a mission statement!"  Locke Mellot, Consumer/Ag Lender, Choeteau, MT



CLIENTS SERVED

Dan Manternach

AGRIBUSINESS CLIENTS:

Accelerated Genetics Coop Initiative, Warrens WI
AgReliant Genetics Annual Agronomy Conference, Westfield IN

Ag Risk Solutions, Atchison, Kansas
BASF Chemical Annual Meeting, Raleigh NC
Bayer Crop Protection Summer Outlook, Mpls MN

Corteva Agriscience, Indianapolis IN
Bayer Crop Science Potato and Bean Production Meeting, Moses Lake WA High Plains Journal Delta Grow Seed Co. Annual Processor Meeting, Tunica, MS

Farmers Business Network
Helena Chemical Company Ag Forum, Las Vegas NV
High Plains Journal Small Grains Solutions Series (Salina KS, Enid OK, Dodge City KS
Intrepid Potash Fall Outlook Meeting Denver CO
John Deere Risk Protection National Agent Meeting, Indianapolis IN
John Deere Risk Protection National Agent Meeting, Omaha, NE
Kennedy & Coe LLC 2000 Farmer Workshops (KS., CO, NE)

Kova Fertilizer, Inc., Greensburg, IN
Market Vision Inc Fall Outlook Conference, Orlando FL

MKC Co-OP, Manhattan, KS
Monsanto Transgenic Crops Workshops Bloomington, Galena, DeKalb & Sterling, ILL
NICHINO America National Meeting, San Antonio TX

NOVUS International, St. Charles, MO
Premium Ag Commodities Winter Meeting, Hillsboro, OH
Progressive Grower Solutions Winter Grower Meeting, Wellman IA

Roach Ag Marketing, Ltd., Boca Raton, FL

Sperry Van Ness Miller Real Estate Ag Forum, Salisbury, MD
Stotz Equipment Company (John Deere) Top Customer Forum, Phoenix, AZ
Tennessee Farmers Coop Summer Outlook Meeting LaVergne, TN
Valmont Industries Annual Dealer Meeting, Hawaii
Valmont Industries Annual Dealer Meeting, Omaha
Winfield Regional Conference, Mankato, MN
Winfield Winter Regional Conference, Kearney, NE

PRESENTATIONS TO AG BANKING & LENDING SECTOR

Arkansas Bankers Assoc. Ag Lenders Conference, Hot Springs AR
CoBank Annual Meeting Series (12 regional meetings in 12 cities over 6 month period)

Conference of State Bank Supervisors
Education Foundation of State Bank Supervisors, Coeur d’Alene, ID
Farm Credit Council RAAW Conference, San Antonio TX

FCC Services, Denver Colorado
First State bank of Illinois Annual Ag Strategies Dinner, Carthage IL

​Idaho & Oregon Bankers Associations, Boise, ID

Iowa Bankers Association, Johnston, Iowa

Illinois Bankers Association, Springfield, IL

MSU Glacier County Extension, Cut Bank, Montana
National Bank & Trust Annual Farm Meeting, Wilmington OH
National Bank & Trust Annual Farm Meeting, Wilmington OH
Washington Bankers Assoc. NW Agricultural Conference Vancouver WA
 

PRESENTATIONS and FREELANCE ARTICLES TO FARM & RANCH GROWER GROUPS, ASSOCIATIONS or AG PUBLICATIONS

Farm Equipment Institute/Ag Innovator Magazine

​Kentucky Farm Bureau Federation Annual Convention, Louisville, KY
Kentucky No-Till 2000 Conference, Hendersonville KY
Maryland Grain Producers Association Annual Meeting, Centreville MD
Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers Annual Meeting, Mankato, MN
Missouri Farm Bureau Commodity Conference, Jefferson City MO
Montana Grain Growers Association Annual Convention, Great Falls, MT
National Potato Growers Association Annual Expo, Las Vegas NV
National Pork Producers Council World Pork Expo, Des Moines IA
North Dakota Grain Growers Association Annual Convention, Bismarck, ND
Omaha Farmers Dairy Group Young Cooperators Conference, Omaha NE
Peoria County Farm Bureau Summer Outlook Meeting, Peoria IL

Washington Association of Wheat Growers

Wyoming Stock Growers Association, Gillette, WY
 

PRESENTATIONS TO AGRIBUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS & TRADE SHOW EVENTS

Agri-Expo, Grand Island, NE
Ag-Tech Conference & Expo, Des Moines, IA
American Feed Industry Association Annual Conference, Nashville TN
ASA-CSA-SSS International Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City UT
Big Iron Farm Show, West Fargo ND

CommStock Investments, Royal, Iowa
Farm Equipment Manufacturers Assn Spring Management Clinic, Omaha NE
Indiana Crop Improvement Association Annual Conference, Indianapolis IN 

Int. Communications for Management “Ag Risk Management”, Chicago IL
Kansas Grain and Feed Association, Dodge City KS

(NAMA) “Midwest Production Ag Workshop”, Des Moines, IA
National Fluid Power Assoc. Annual Conf. Wheeling, ILL

National Restaurant Association
Nebraska Independent Crop Consultants Assoc. Annual Meeting, Lincoln NE
North Dakota Wheat Commission County Rep Annual Meeting Fargo ND
North Dakota Wheat Commission & International Durum Forum, Minot ND

​Washington Association of Wheat Growers
 

PRESENTATIONS TO GOVERNMENT, EDUCATION & ACADEMIA SPONSORED EVENTS

Alpha Zeta Foundation and  National FFA Summit on Food, Fiber and the Environment
 

Colorado Annual Governors Ag Outlook Forum, Denver, CO

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque, IA
 

Kansas State Department of Education Annual Conference, Salina KS
 

Kansas State University Marketing and Strategic Thinking Conference
 

Kansas State University Spring Ag Outlook Workshop, Manhattan, KS
 

National Farm Business Management Educators Association Conference, St. Louis MO
 

National Vocational Ag Teachers’ Association Annual Convention,

Las Vegas NV
 

North Dakota State University Extension 43rd National Hard Spring Wheat Show, Williston, ND
 

Ohio State University Extension Megatrends 2000 Conference

Safety Council of Greater St. Louis, MO

St. Charles Community College Department of Agriculture, St. Charles, MO
 

Tennessee Grain & Soybean Conference, Dyersburg TN
 

University of Missouri Farm Business Management In-Service Meeting, Columbia, MO
 

University of Nebraska Extension Grower Meeting, Mead, NE
 

University of Wisconsin NC Region Extension Ag Engineers Conference 

Madison WI
 

Washington State Vo-Ag Teachers Association Annual Meeting Tacoma, WA
 

PRESENTATIONS TO INTERNATIONAL EVENTS & TRADE MISSIONS

American Society of Agricultural Engineers 6th International Conference; Cancun, MEXICO
 

Australian Bureau of Ag Economics (ABARE) Annual Outlook Conf.; Canberra, AUSTRALIA
 

Bayer Crop Science InterAg Agrologist Training; Regina, Saskatchewan CANADA
 

Deutscher Bauernverband AgriTechnica; Hannover, GERMANY
 

Neil Clarke Farm Mgmt  500 Global; (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Bendigo) AUSTRALIA
 

Manitoba Agriculture Marketing Strategies Seminar, Morris, Manitoba, CANADA
 

Saskatchewan Institute of Agrologists; Melfort Saskatchewan, CANADA
 

U.S. Grains Council Co-Product Import Education; (Beijing, Guandong, Dalian) CHINA


World Affairs Council of St. Louis International Visitor Program (multiple instances where Dan would be asked by the Council Program Director to brief foreign journalists, government or business leaders oncurrent developments in the U.S. agribusiness.)