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Craig Solberg Craig Solberg grew up on a farm in northeast Iowa before enrolling in the meteorology program at Iowa State University in the fall of 1985. His four years at Iowa State included winning the Iowa State Forecasting contest for the spring of 1989 before receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in May of 1989. He has been employed by Freese-Notis Weather since his graduation. He became registered with the National Futures Association in July of 1990 as a principal of Weather Trades (a commodity trading advisory firm). One of his main roles is contributing long-range weather, crop, and commodity price forecasts for Trade Winds newsletter, and providing weather and commodity information for hotline and other daily services. He has been a guest analyst on CNBC, and has been a speaker for such groups as the American Oat Association, the Wheat Millers National Federation, and the American Farm Bureau. E-mail Craig at trades@weather.net

Harvey Freese Harvey Freese received a Master of Science degree in meteorology from Iowa State University in the winter of 1973. Prior to receiving the degree, he was a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Air Force as a weather officer at Global Weather Center, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. After graduating from Iowa State, he and Charles Notis formed a private weather consulting company. He has been designated as a Certified Consulting Meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society, and oversees the entire publication of Trade Winds newsletter. Email Harvey at hfreese@weather.net

Charlie Notis Charles Notis received a Master of Science degree in meteorology from Iowa State University in November of 1972. He is a professional member of the American Meteorological Society and has been designated as a Certified Consulting Meteorologist by the AMS. Charlie is responsible for providing the bulk of the daily commodity weather forecasts for Freese-Notis, and contributes numerous special reports for the Trade Winds newsletter. Email Charlie at cnotis@weather.net.