Don Hish

Hedging Strategist

Don Hish is a hedging strategist with AgMarket.Net, the farm division of John Stewart and Associates. He was previously a commodity broker at Bates Commodities.

He joined Bates Commodities in May of 2006 after 42 years in the securities business as a stockbroker/CFP and 35 of those years as a commodity broker with Wachovia Securities and their predecessors.

Don’s educational background includes a B.S. from Illinois State University and an M.S. from the University of Illinois.

He grew up on a grain and dairy farm in Fairbury, Illinois. Don was active in his high school FFA and received the state farmer designation for his various projects.

Don specializes in technical analysis and marketing strategies. He also helps individual producers monitor their financial position through the development of financial statements.