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Delaney Howell

Delaney Howell

Delaney is a “voice” for the ag industry. She is the host of Ag News Daily podcast and former host of Market to Market on Iowa Public Television. Her stories appear on Agri-Pulse, Your Ag Network, and This Week in Agribusiness.

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Price range

  • $3,500 - $5,000
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  • Ag Policy
  • Agriculture
  • Commodity Price Outlook
  • Crop price outlook
  • Economy
  • Emcees
  • Farm Bill
  • Female Speakers
  • Outlook
  • Risk Management
  • Spouse Programs
  • Trends
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  • Agriculture
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  • 7 Years
  • About

    Delaney grew up on a grain and livestock farm in Southeast Iowa and has been involved in agriculture from a very young age. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Agricultural Sciences and minors in Broadcasting and International Studies from Northwest Missouri State University and a Master’s in Agricultural Communications through Texas Tech University. 

    Delaney strives to bring the most up to date information on the latest “news cycle” in DC politics, commodity markets, and the international agricultural scene through her travels to 23 countries. You may recognize Delaney from her role as former host of the 46-year-old agribusiness show “Market to Market” or from her daily podcast she launched in 2017, Ag News Daily. In 2018 she launched Global Ag Network, a “herd” of agriculturally focused podcasts, which strive to provide entertaining, informative, and essential information to the agricultural industry. 

    In 2020, Delaney took on a new role as Chief Marketing Officer for an ag marketing company out of Des Moines, Iowa called Trader PhD offering commodity advisory services to farmers and ranchers all across the U.S. 

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    Keynote OR Breakout | Educational | Entertainment

    The international markets continue to flutter with trade tensions and daily “breaking news.”  Through Delaney’s analysis of cultural, economic, and market influences, Delaney will walk through the current trade outlook and its impacts on the commodity markets. She will also look at the world post Coronavirus Pandemic and discuss how the world will transition and evolve through emerging technologies, and how it could re-shape the future of agriculture. 

    Keynote OR Breakout | Educational

    Agriculture policy and the political climate play a huge role in our everyday lives as agriculturalists. During this interactive presentation, Delaney takes audience members through the “ins and outs” of everything from the Farm Bill, to the current political climate and how those shaping our policy in Washington play an impact in our operations back home. 

    Keynote OR Breakout | Audience Participation | Educational | Technical

    Social media has changed the way people around the globe communicate, advocate, and market their products. But how can you communicate with your customers and be part of the “action?”  During this interactive training, join media personality and journalist Delaney Howell as she helps drive you through the three major social media hubs; Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and answers these questions: 
    • What are best practices for developing a social media plan? 
    • I know I should be posting on social media, but what do I include?? 
    • I just don’t have the time. What do I do?
    Be prepared to walk away from this session having a plan in place as well as a few posts to go off of for future use. 

    Keynote OR Breakout | Educational | Motivational

    Consumers used to rely on data and scientific evidence to make their buying decisions. Today, the trend is changing. As instant news and information continue to become the norm, how do we in agriculture change and adapt to meet those needs? We are in the midst of a pivotal moment for global agriculture with consumers tastes and preferences changing worldwide. From COVID-19, to African Swine Fever, Delaney exposes her audience to the realities of a transitioning global marketplace.  

    Keynote OR Breakout

    Travelling to 23 countries and 30 some states, Delaney studies agricultural systems on a large scale. U.S. agriculture plays such a vital role in so many countries that the importance sometimes gets lost to producers who are concerned about production on a smaller scale or local level. The purpose of this speech is to discuss several factors revolving around international agriculture such as: trade (TPP, TTIP, etc.), food accessibility, cultural differences, technology, and responses to the Coronavirus pandemic – and to highlight the connection between producers and the global world. 

    Keynote OR Breakout

    As a young entrepreneur, I have been faced with many challenges that I see farmers like my dad facing every day. Farms are similar to startups because they are a business and oftentimes producers forget that they are a business since farming is also a way of life for so many people. In this speech I go through five lessons learned from starting my own company and show the parallels between startups and successful farming. 

  • Testimonials
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    “Delaney had an entertaining and informative presentation on the grain market industry. It provided insight into what impacts the market and what producers should be aware of when making decisions on their farms.”

    Central Valley Ag Mallory S
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    “Delaney was great! Really enjoyed working with her and the attendees loved interacting with her.”

    North Dakota Bankers Assoc. Dorothy L
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    “Delaney Howell exceeded my expectations; I was a bit concerned the material may be presented in a very ‘analytical’ way however Delaney presented to our audience professionally but in a way that was also easy to follow. The information she shared was insightful and pertained to current events.”

    Taeger Seeds Julie E
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    “Delaney did FANTASTIC! Great message, great delivery, and I’ve been getting emails already saying what great content the event had. I truly appreciate working with you & your team, and will be looking at 2021 to see what’s next.”

    Moody's Doug J
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    “Delaney was well received! The information was timely and I was so pleased she stayed for our luncheon. She was a great choice and played off well that she was NOT the Sec of Ag!”

    National Alliance of Independent Crop Consultants Allison J
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    “Things went great! Both Shawn and Delaney did a great job and were crowd favorites!”

    Moving Iron Casey S
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    “Delaney showed that she cared and wanted to make sure that her presentation met our expectations and that we were all on the same page. I know our customers enjoyed her and she was very informative. She did a great job!”

    Marine Bank & Trust Richlyn H
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    “Our meeting went well and Delaney did a great job! She is knowledgeable of the ag industry and her presentation was well received by our group. I appreciate you recommending her to us!”

    AgTexas FCS Kristy T
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    “Delaney Howell is a “rock star”. Her presentation to our Board of Directors was superb. She was incredibly well prepared and stimulated great conversation. I cannot recommend her anymore highly.”

    Morningside College Dr. Reynders

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Delaney Howell exceeded my expectations; I was a bit concerned the material may be presented in a very ‘analytical’ way however Delaney presented to our audience professionally but in a way that was also easy to follow. The information she shared was insightful and pertained to current events.
Taeger Seeds Julie E