As DTN’s senior analyst, Darin Newsom provides DTN customers with market insight, analysis and advice on an hourly, daily and weekly basis and oversees all of DTN’s market commentary. He is also the creator and guiding force behind DTN’s Six Factor Marketing Strategies. Newsom has more than 15 years experience analyzing commodity markets and developing risk-management strategies. He focuses on explaining how the structure of a market — both technical and fundamental — and the price relationship between contracts indicate what type of market exists and therefore which strategies are appropriate. Prior to joining DTN, Newsom was a producer risk-management consultant for FCStone and a grain merchandiser at the Great Bend, Kansas, Cooperative. Newsom regularly appears on the Iowa Public Television Program “Market to Market” and is an occasional guest on CNBC and CNN. He has taught courses on agricultural marketing at Barton County Community College.