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Brennan Turner is the founder of Combyne, an agricultural trading network. Combyne helps farmers and buyers more easily connect and communicate deal intentions with one another, with the ultimate mission of making cash grain and forage trade easier. He holds a degree in economics from Yale University and spent time on Wall Street in commodity trade and analysis before starting Combyne. In 2017, Brennan was named to Fast Company’s List of Most Creative People in Business and, in 2018, a Henry Crown Fellow as part of the Aspen Institute. He is originally from Foam Lake, Saskatchewan where his family started farming the land nearly 100 years ago (and still do to this day on more than 50,000 acres!). Brennan’s comments on grain markets are regularly featured in everything from small-town newspapers to large media outlets like CNBC and Bloomberg.

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Sitting on the Fence

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