Dan Basse

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Dan Basse
Occupation President
Employer AgResource Company

Dan Basse is the president of AgResource Company. He is an economist who has been in the commodity business since 1979. He provides research to farmers, soy and corn processors, wheat millers, food and trading companies and others in 81 countries. [1]


Basse was raised on a dairy and grain farm in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He has worked with Professional Farmers of America, Brock Associates and the ag research division of GNP Commodities in Chicago. In 1987, he founded AgResource Company to serve the US and world agricultural community. He is a member of Farm Foundation and the Commodity Market Council.

MarketsWiki Education Video

“If you want to be a really good trader… understand the cash markets to the best of your ability. Crawl inside of them so you know what’s going on.”

After years of market focus shifting away from fundamental analysis, Dan Basse, president of AgResource, thinks the pendulum is finally swinging back. In this video from MarketsWiki Education’s 2018 Chicago event, Basse talks about a few essential tools everyone should have to help analyze agricultural futures markets.


He graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1979.


  1. Meet the Team. AgResource.