Arlan Suderman is joining Water Street Solutions as senior market analyst, to lead the company's market research efforts and further strengthen the expertise, depth and redundancy of the market advisory team.
Suderman grew up on a farm in South Central Kansas and graduated from Kansas State University. He developed educational programming focused on crop production, marketing and risk management while on staff with the Kansas Extension Service from 1985 to 1997. In '97 he started a private consulting service to help farmers with marketing and risk management. In 2000, he joined Farm Progress Companies as a market analyst on its editorial team. There he wrote about markets and weather for the company's 18 state and regional publications. He wrote for the company's web sites and apps as well as appearing on social media platforms like Twitter, where he has grown his following beyond 7,700.
Over the years, Arlan has become a well-respected analyst and popular public speaker. His agronomic knowledge, combined with his passion for the markets gives him valuable insight into the realities of production information. Suderman's passion for helping farmers and his match with Water Street Solutions' core values makes him an excellent addition to our team.