Brett Crosby owns and manages a cow-calf operation in northern Wyoming. He is also the president and co-owner of Custom Ag Solutions (CAS), an economic consulting firm specializing in research and outreach in the agriculture sector. Under Crosby's direction, CAS partnered with Kansas State University to design and develop BeefBasis.com, which forecasts feeder cattle basis and prices at livestock auctions in 25 different states. BeefBasis.com also provides hedging and pricing strategy analysis, as well as historical market data from every livestock auction in the country that reports to the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service.
Crosby earned an MBA from Brigham Young University. He and his wife, Desire, have four children and live on the family ranch in Cowley, Wyoming. He has been featured in numerous trade publications, and has been a featured speaker at producer meetings all over the country.
You can follow Brett Crosby's market insights on Twitter at @mbacowboy, a name that originated with CNBC's Jane Wells, who introduced him as "a cowboy with an MBA."
A Day in the Life of Brett Crosby