First Dakota National Bank will host AgriVisions 2020 featuring Randy Blach, CEO of CattleFax, on Thursday, February 13, at the Mitchell Technical Institute Technology Center, 1800 East Spruce St, Mitchell, SD with registration at 6:30 p.m. and presentations beginning at 7:00 p.m. Farmers, agri-business professionals and business owners are invited to attend.
“Randy Blach will provide a market outlook packed with critical information relating to all aspects of agriculture. He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in trade, consumer demand, livestock, crops and much more. In addition to CattleFax, he continues to be involved in his family’s operation in Colorado providing him first-hand insight into difference makers on the farm and ranch,” said Nate Franzen, President of First Dakota’s Ag Banking Division.
Blach joined CattleFax in 1981 and served as Director of Market Analysis for 15 years. He was promoted to CEO in January of 2001, a role that he continues to serve in today. During his tenure, the company has enjoyed significant growth and continues to lead the industry with timely market information, in-depth analysis and forecasts on cattle, protein, and grain markets in the United States and globally. Blach has been a keynote speaker at thousands of cattle, beef, and related business meetings, seminars, and conventions