Ben Laine is Terrain’s dairy sector analyst. His previous experience includes work as a dairy analyst for Rabobank, a senior economist covering the dairy industry at CoBank, and a commodity hedging manager and economist at Agri-Mark dairy farmer cooperative. While at Agri-Mark he developed a tool for dairy producers to manage their milk price risk.
Ben has also developed trading and risk management programs for commercial dairy commodity businesses, produced price forecasts and provided economic outlooks. His research has spanned the dairy supply chain, consumer trends, methane reduction and export markets. Ben earned his MS in resource economics at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.