Rick Kment

DTN Analyst
Rick Kment
Rick Kment is DTN's ethanol and dairy analyst. Rick joined DTN in March 2005. He has more than 15 years of experience in the agribusiness and dairy industries, including five years managing his own farm and nine years working with agricultural producers and agribusinesses throughout the Midwest on animal nutrition and farm management.

Rick graduated from Kansas State University where he received an animal science degree, focusing on animal nutrition and management. After spending several years in the industry he returned to the University of Nebraska to earn an MBA in agribusiness focused on leadership development and agricultural finance and management.

Rick was born and raised in Norfolk, Nebraska. He has lived in several locations in the Midwest. He currently resides in Lincoln, Nebraska, with his wife Jacki and sons Cole and Quinn.

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