KURT JOHNSON is a Partner at New Frontier Capital Markets. Kurt was raised in Iowa and assumed management of his family farming interest in 1979. This operation included a large farrow-to finish hog operation, cattle feeding and extensive corn and soybean crop production. Kurt began employing the futures and options markets to hedge the farm operation inventories.
In 1992, Kurt joined the Farm Marketing Group at Packers Trading Company in Chicago and most recently was Vice President of Frontier Risk Management. Kurt has developed an extensive network of pork industry contacts. This cash hog information has gained significant industry recognition and proves invaluable to our clients.