2018 Spring Update Meeting

Farmers are true providers. And not just of the crops they grow, but of lessons on hard work, selflessness, family, and perseverance.


With the majority of our team members coming from farming backgrounds, we feel it it is our duty to provide you, the farmers in our region, with the most transparent and beneficial farming insights possible. Your success is our success.

Attendees will gain insight into:


  • 2018 market outlook
  • Updates on crop insurance and the Farm Program
  • Building a risk management plan that focuses on locking in a profit
  • Strategies geared toward protecting your revenue and preserving your equity

Meeting Information:

Tuesday January 30th

9:00 am – KC Hall

Devils Lake, ND

Tuesday January 30th

3:00 pm – Hope American Legion

Hope, ND

Wednesday January 31st

1:00 pm – McVille Cafe

McVille, ND

Thursday February 1st

3:00 pm – Red Apple Cafe

Mahnomen, MN

Friday February 2nd

9:00 am – DoubleTree Inn-Hilton

West Fargo, ND

Guest Speakers:


  • Rich Morrison, Senior Risk Analyst, DSMG
  • Mike Gauer, Diversified Crop Insurance Services
  • Staff representing FSA and Agri Financial Services

Featured Speaker – Rich Morrison, Senior Risk Analyst, Diversified Services Marketing Group

Rich grew up 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 coming on board with Diversified Services in 2000 to work with producers on marketing grain. He is a licensed Series 3 commodity broker as well as licensed crop insurance agent. Rich’s roll with Diversified expanded a few years ago to providing market information & risk management advice to producers throughout the country via producer meetings, and tools like the Market Call, the Grain Market Outlook daily email letter, and the monthly Third Thursday Marketing Meeting. Rich & his wife Judy currently reside near Murrayville, Illinois, have four grown kids, three dogs, and are part owners of the Green Bay Packers.

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