Chip's hometown of Oxford Junction is in east-central Iowa. His family farm was a typical diversified farm with corn, soybeans, oats, alfalfa, a commercial cattle herd, a farrow-to-finish hog operation and sheep.
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.
Chip Flory's News
- From the Rows 2014, Jason Franck, Day 3
- From the Rows 2014, Chip Flory, Day 2
- From the Rows 2014, Jason Franck, Day 2
- An agronomist's view of South Dakota
- Covering the data from Day 1 of the Western Crop Tour
- From the Rows - Chip Flory - Crop Tour Kickoff
- Headline Risk April 28, 2014
- Headline Risk -- April 21, 2014
- Do Cash Rental Rates Reflect Profitability?
- Bushels of Profits: It’s Demand Versus Supply
- Bushels of Profits: Do Cash Rental Rates Reflect Profitability?
- Bushels of Profits: Most Precious Asset Reflects Profitability Best
- Bushels of Profits: Pick the Right Marketing Tool
- Chip Flory: Why We Have to Trust the Numbers
- From the Rows, Day 4, Chip Flory
- From the Rows - Jason Franck - Western Tour Day 3
- From the Rows - Western Tour - Chip Flory Day 3
- From the Rows - Emily Flory - Western Tour Day 3
- From the Intern - Western Tour Day 2 - Emily Flory
- From the Rows - Western Tour Day 2 - Jason Franck