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Walt Hackney DTN Contributing Analyst
 
Biography
Walt Hackney, who writes DTN's "Talkin' Livestock" column, is a partner in a national feeder cattle company that supplies replacement cattle to numerous commercial feedlots, as well as to independent cattle feeders throughout the Midwest. In addition to his DTN writing, Walt serves as a livestock market analyst for Iowa Public Television's Market to Market broadcast.

He also conducts risk-management seminars for several agricultural lenders, and currently serves as a consultant on livestock programs and development for a major farm organization. In the past he bought fat cattle for several area packers and directed procurement activities for two major packers.

An Oklahoma native and a graduate of Oklahoma State University, Walt resides in Omaha, Nebraska. Walt can be contacted at 1-402-492-2487 or 1-402-680-4739.
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