Al Kluis

Ag Commodities Broker

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Alan Kluis has been a commodity advisor and broker since 1976. He is president and managing partner of Kluis Commodities in Wayzata, Minnesota.

Alan is an introducing broker with R.J.O'Brien. Alan is also a writer. He writes a column, Your Profit, which appears in every issue of Successful Farming magazine. Before that, Al was an expert columnist for Corn and Soybean Digest for 13 years; the magazine featured his Marketing Strategies column in every issue. Alan has published two books on commodities trading. His co-author on the first book, Loren Kruse, is now Editor-in-Chief of Successful Farming magazine.

Alan is commonly quoted in major publications including the Wall Street Journal, and is a featured speaker at commodity conferences nationwide. He is a frequent market analyst for the Linder Farm Radio News Network. Alan was co-author of the weekly AgInvestor Newsletter for 12 years, and is now the author of new weekly commodity advisory newsletter, The Al Kluis Report

Alan, a Minnesota farmboy, was awarded his degree in Ag Economics from the University of Minnesota in 1974, after which he was executive director of the Minnesota Soybean Association before entering the markets full-time. Alan's family still owns a farm in southwest Minnesota and Al enjoys helping with fieldwork when the markets allow.