Senior Analyst - Animal Protein
Don Close was a senior RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness analyst, responsible for analyzing all animal protein sectors in North America, although he specialized in beef.
Prior to joining Rabobank, Don served as a market director for the Texas Cattle Feeders Association in Amarillo, Texas, representing cattle feeders in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. He previously held roles with AzTx Cattle in Hereford, Texas, Future Beef Operations in Parker, Colorado, and PHI Marketing Services at Pioneer Hi-Bred International in Des Moines, Iowa.
Close is a graduate of West Texas A & M University. He has a bachelor’s in agricultural economics.
Publications by This Author
Poultry Quarterly Q3 2022: Bullish Outlook With Strong Demand and Big Operational Challenges
Podcast: US Cow Liquidation: How Big Is It?
Global Pork Quarterly Q2 2022: Inflationary Pressure Renews Industry Focus on Efficiency and Slows Growth
Poultry Quarterly Q2 2022: Strong Market Conditions Continue, Despite Impact of War in Ukraine
Sector Team Animal Protein
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