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Gulke Group Client Services


Gulke Group 2022 Winter Lombard Conference: This year the conference is set for Thursday December 15 and Friday, December 16, 2022, in Lombard, IL at the Embassy Suites. We will get a weather outlook from Drew Lerner, Economic outlook from Michael Drury, Livestock outlook from Roger Wallace and sessions by Jerry Gulke. 

We plan on starting at noon on Thursday and ending at noon on Friday.

The fee is $495 for the conference for clients and $850 for non-clients. If you have a second person within the household/company wanting to attend the conference the additional fee would be $350. If you are just attending the banquet the fee is $65. You can sign up by calling or texting Jamie at 707-365-0601. 

GROUP RATES: Rooms for Wednesday and Thursday, December 14-15, 2022.                                         

House Rate: $129 + Tax for King Suite; $149 for a Two Queen Suite 

The cut-off date for accepting reservations into this room block is December 7, 2022. Call the Embassy Suites at 800-362-2779 to make your room reservations and mention the Gulke Group code which is GCC.

Our people have decades of experience addressing our client’s most pressing business risks. A full-service consulting firm, Gulke Group provides you with the following services to help you manage your risk.

Morning & Mid-Day Comments

Morning comments cover U.S weather & news, technical analysis, market commentary, world news and Gulke Group trading recommendations. Marketing recommendations include: Corn, Soybean Complex, Wheat, Livestock, Hogs, Rice, and Cotton. Other ag-related commodities include: Natural Gas, Crude Oil, Heating Oil, Gasoline, World Currencies, DJIA, and the Interest Rate Markets. We also include the Gulke Group Position Summary and Speculator’s Table.

Access to Gulke Group Analysts

Clients with questions about marketing recommendations or their own personal farming operation have access to Gulke Group analysts. We welcome calls with questions from our clients.

Jamie: 707-365-0601

Mobile Phone Updates

In conjunction with the morning and mid-day comments, we send a phone update to clients. This ensures that clients receive new advice in a timely fashion. As a new addition, Jerry periodically records voice updates personally as the market warrants.

Gulke Group Brokerage Service (Gulke Group Clients Only)

Gulke Group clients have the ability to trade with full service brokers that work closely with Jerry & Jamie. They can help clients understand and stay in line with what the Gulke Group recommendations are. Ask Jamie about any questions regarding Gulke Group Brokerage.

Client Conferences

An additional client benefit is the opportunity to attend periodic commodity outlook conferences. These conferences are usually held in the winter, spring, and summer seasons at places that offset the season: i.e. someplace warm in the winter (Florida, Mexico, California) and somewhere cool the summer (a lake or mountain setting). Announcements regarding conferences are made via e-mail or on the web. Client conferences are usually not open to the general public.

Acreage Surveys

Our survey results help our clients to be prepared for the USDA reports.

Interest Rate Hedging

Gulke Group can help you to lock in rates as far out as 10 years with limited risk.

Crop Insurance

Gulke Group and Wasemiller Insurance Agency partner together that clients may receive assistance with crop insurance needs from one of the top companies in the business. Important insurance information is posted for client’s benefit. Gulke Group also gives assistance in utilizing options/futures in conjunction with insurance coverage to better manage price risk exposure.

Grain Consulting/Hedging

Helping Agribusiness to Manage Market Risk