Chip Flory

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2 years 4 months
Chip joined Pro Farmer in January 1988 as a floor reporter for Futures World News after graduating from Iowa State University with a degree in Ag Journalism. He spent 3 years in Chicago reporting from the floors of the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange as Bureau Chief for FWN. Chip moved to the Pro Farmer headquarters in April 1991 where he started as Electronic Services Editor. With Pro Farmer, he has been Sr. Market Analyst, Editorial Director and General Manager.Chip took over as Pro Farmer Newsletter Editor in May 1997 and had Publisher added to his title in November 1999.

Chip enjoys hunting, fishing and sports (although he''s now more of a fan than a participant!). He is a 4-H leader, serves on church council and coaches youth softball and baseball in his new hometown of Denver, Iowa, where daughter Emily and son Thomas attend school. Chip''s wife Sue graciously puts up with his weekend hunting and fishing trips and is actively involved with school and youth activities in Denver.

Recent Stories by Chip Flory


Good, Bad Of African Swine Fever In China

Sep 14, 2018 by Chip Flory
China is dealing with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF)—and is taking measures to control the disease, which suggests it could be much more widespread than the country is willing to admit.