Travis Hickey, Opening Keynote
Travis has extensive ranching, cattle feeding, data analysis and trading experience. He managed feeder cattle procurement, fed cattle marketing and cattle risk management for a feedlot in Alberta. Travis assisted with the management of a large feed-yard near Dalhart, Texas under JBS-Five Rivers Cattle Feeding and worked his way up to the position as head of cattle trading at JBS-Swift in Colorado. Travis started the Colorado commodity brokerage Cattlenomics in December 2019. Cattlenomics is a commodity brokerage and cattle market consulting firm which focuses on feedlots and small packing plants all over North America.