Kenan Layden

Hedging Strategist

In 2023, Kenan Layden joined AgMarket.Net, the Farm division of John Stewart and Associates, as a hedging strategist. Raised on a cattle farm in Scranton, North Dakota, Kenan pursued his agricultural interests at North Dakota State University, obtaining Bachelor’s degrees in Biology and Agricultural Education before earning a Master’s degree in Plant Breeding from Iowa State University.

Kenan previously taught at Bismarck State College, focusing on risk management for agricultural producers, agribusiness fundamentals, and applied plant science. During his time at BSC, he also gained experience as a crop scout in central North Dakota.

Kenan and his wife Kelly currently reside in Bismarck, North Dakota, enjoying family and friends.