The Iowa Cattlemen's Association is hosting a webinar at 7 p.m. CST June 17 featuring a panel discussion on price discovery, producer leverage, the proposed 50/14 mandate, and the "Bid the Grid" concept.
The webinar will be hosted on Zoom and Facebook Live, and will offer an opportunity for viewers to ask questions to the panelists. Interested parties are encouraged to pre-register.
Meet the three featured speakers:
- Corbitt Wall, DV Auction livestock market analyst. Wall does "Feeder Flash" videos reporting five days a week on the feeder cattle market. Wall has calling for more cash negotiated trade in the south.
- Brad Kooima, ICA Feedlot Council & NCBA cattle marketing working group member from Rock Valley, Iowa. Kooima has been a broker since 1980 and is president of Kooima Kooima Varilek Trading in Rock Valley, Iowa. He's been feeding cattle since 1974 and remains engaged in farming with his son.
- Jordan Levi, NCBA cattle marketing working group member. Levi is the program manager and founder of Arcadia Asset Management, the investment manager to Arcadia Commodity Opportunity, LLC. Concurrently, he is the founder of the Fed Cattle Exchange which began operations in 2016. In March of 2018, Jordan, his firm and partners facilitated the purchase of Five Rivers Cattle, the world’s largest cattle feeding operation with a onetime capacity of approximately 900k head. He is a part of the Nebraska Cattlemen's Association.