Reynolds Adds Experts in Grain Marketing, Agricultural Banking to Its 2018 Harvest Clinic

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Lake City Bank’s Joe Kessie and Indiana Corn & Soybean Alliance’s Ed Ebert to Join Ag Market Expert Cy Monley to Discuss Global Grain Markets, Indiana Ag Economy

ATLANTA, Ind. (Aug. 15, 2018) – Reynolds Farm Equipment, a leading regional John Deere retailer, announced today that a senior agricultural banker and a veteran ag marketer will join the speaker lineup for Reynolds Harvest Clinic Aug. 22, giving Hoosier farmers unique insights on grain marketing and the ag economy.

Joseph Kessie, senior vice president and lead agricultural banker at Lake City Bank, and Edward Ebert, director of grain marketing at Indiana Soybean Alliance and Indiana Corn Marketing Council, will join keynote speaker and ag market expert Cy Monley to discuss grain marketing strategies, the current state of the Hoosier ag economy and ideas on what farmers can expect in 2019.

“This is set to be our best Harvest Clinic in history, as we bring together leading voices in ag marketing alongside our team of equipment experts,” said Mitch Frazier, chief executive officer of Reynolds Farm Equipment. “Our team will provide field-tested techniques to optimize equipment operations, and our panel of experts will offer unique insight on what to expect on the commodity front as we head into Harvest.”

Kessie, the leader of Lake City Bank’s Agribusiness loan portfolio, is a 35-year ag banking veteran and former chairman of the American Bankers Association’s Agricultural and Rural Bankers Committee. Ebert, a 33-year veteran grain marketer, and economist at Cargill, Bunge and ConAgra, leads grain marketing for the Indiana Soybean Alliance and Indiana Corn Marketing Council.

Kessie and Ebert will join previously announced keynote speaker Cy Monley, co-founder of Silveus Financial, for the event’s closing luncheon which is expected to begin at 11:35 a.m.

Reynolds Harvest Clinic will begin at 9 a.m. Aug. 22, 2018 and will include:

  • Hands-on classes offering actionable advice from John Deere-certified technicians and product experts on how to optimize machine settings and technology for peak in-field performance;
  • Harvest innovation expo featuring the latest in harvest products from manufacturers; and
  • Complimentary lunch featuring a keynote discussion with agriculture market experts Cy Monley, Joe Kessie and Ed Ebert.

For more information about Reynolds Harvest Clinic 2018, visit

Today’s announcement comes just weeks after Reynolds Farm Equipment was named the 2018 North American Dealer of the Year. Awarded by Farm Equipment Magazine, the award recognizes the top North American agricultural equipment dealer based upon a myriad of performance metrics and selection by an independent panel of industry experts.

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