Testimonials & Comments

July 27, 2021

Analyst, Central Illinois

“Outstanding video report.  Exceptional use of animated graphics to make it user-friendly.”

April 19, 2021

“You are doing great work with Brazil weather.  You were drier than almost everyone last weekend [with rainfall for corn], and that’s how it played out. “

April 14, 2021

Trader Since 1973

“You have no peers in forecasting or data – remarkably good information.”

March 18, 2021

Grain and Oilseed Analyst, Chicago, IL

“Your sense of crop development as it relates to rainfall data is the best in the business.”

March 5, 2021

Trader, Minneapolis, MN (client since 2013)

“You’ve provided an invaluable service over the years and I much appreciate it.”

July 20, 2020

Broker and Trader, Central Illinois

“Great stuff here! This [yield and weather analysis] is what sets you apart from all other weather services.”

June 4, 2020

Managing Partner, Denver, CO

“I sleep better at night because of the subscriptions.”

May 19, 2020


“You put out one heck of a service! It is probably the most thorough approach to weather I have seen.

May 8, 2020

Trader, Minneapolis, MN

“You are the best in the business, thanks again for everything!”

November 4, 2019

Trader, New York, New York

“This September 19 video report on U.S. winter weather potential is extremely helpful and I appreciate you flagging it to me. I also continue to find your video reports especially helpful for explaining these outlooks.”

September 16, 2019

Trader, Paris, France

“I was a bit skeptical when you started doing videos, but now I am fully convinced that your videos are a great medium!”

August 21, 2019

Trader, Aspen, Colorado

“Your video reports are great, much better than anything out there.”

July 29, 2019

Trader, Chicago, Illinois

“I like your video.” April 22, 2019

“Your videos are a nice addition.” May 20, 2019

“I love these videos.” July 29, 2019


July 11, 2019

Trader, Iowa

“I think you nailed all of your competition to the WALL [with excellent forecasts this week]!! They were all [incorrectly] sucking up to the European model, and at the same time throwing garbage at what you were saying!!”

June 14, 2019

Grain Analyst, Central Illinois

“Just wanted to pass along how much I appreciate your forecasts, and how easy they are to understand. The couple of co-workers I have shown it to are quite impressed.”

June 4, 2019

Trader, London, United Kingdom

“These videos you are making are amazing.”

June 4, 2019

Trader, Chicago

“You have been doing a phenomenal job, pointing out how unusually wet we have been, and being spot on in your forecast, while not getting bogged down in the minutiae of the latest model run.”

May 28, 2019

Trader, Miami, Florida

“I love these #&*$ videos.”

May 24, 2019

Traders, Chicago

“Good call on not favoring the [drier] European model yesterday.  It helped us. “

May 21, 2019

Trader, Chicago

“Thanks for the good early call on the corn weather!” (alerted March 21, April 11, April 18, May 2, May 9, May 14)

May 16, 2019

Hedge Fund Owner, Connecticut

“There are two forecasters I trust for intellectual honesty – you [and the one I hired over 25 years ago] .  You are the consummate professional.”

May 15, 2019

Co-op, North Dakota

“Your service is impressive!  … the best weather news in the world…”

May 15, 2019

Trader, Minneapolis

“You have been leading the wetness story for months.  I don’t think what you do is easy and it’s been stunningly good.”

May 8, 2019

Producer, Iowa

“I need to thank you for projecting this wet weather so far out.  You had it forecasted for two weeks! We pushed ahead on planting while EVERYBODY waited for the perfect day.  “

April 25, 2018

Analyst, Bloomington, Illinois, Client Since 2007

“Always look forward to reading your reports — clear, concise and on-target.  Keep up the great work.”

March 21, 2018

Producer, Iowa, Client Since 2007

“Great job on analysis of Argentina.  I have a text service that gave me an update on Monday that said rains hit major Argentine growing area and stops destruction of soybean crop.  I just started to laugh because I could see from your maps that it didn’t.  Wasn’t even close.”

March 4, 2018

Trader, New York, NY

“You’re the best in the business.”

February 25, 2018

Trader, North Dakota, Client Since 2018

“Great job forecasting [the Argentina drought] since I started receiving your material a couple weeks ago.”

June 13, 2016

Trader / Broker, Chicago, Illinois

“I need to pickup a weather subscription… I know you’ve got the best stuff.”

June 1, 2015

Grains Trader Since 1983, Jackson, Wyoming, Client Since 2006

“You combine accurate forecasts, which are a look forward, with well-organized data that assesses crop conditions currently and looking backward. It enables a subscriber like me to draw and maintain a mental “picture” of the crop’s condition as the season progresses.  It’s really quite comprehensive, and totally unique to our industry.”

May 23, 2015

Trader, Chicago, Illinois

“You are undoubtedly the best in the business.”

April 9, 2015

Trader, Melbourne, Florida

“Nice call with the U.S. wheat forecast that was drier than others.  You are a stud forecaster, Mike.”

March 30, 2015

Trader, Connecticut

“Your stuff is just excellent.  The presentation is so focused and easy to understand.”

January 26, 2015

Analyst, Bloomington, Illinois

“You guys put out great information … I would follow your weather estimates over anyone else out there!”

December 16, 2013

John Stewart, Founder, John Stewart and Associates

“You do great work.  I never want to miss the daily report.”

August 30, 2013

Austin Damiani, Trader, Minneapolis Grain Exchange Floor

“T-storm Weather is the best weather service I’ve seen. Highly recommended if you trade grain markets.”

July 30, 2013

Risk Manager, Omaha, Nebraska

“Really enjoy your service, very clear, concise and very well done, I’m very, very happy with your product…”

July 18, 2012

Grain Analyst, London, United Kingdom

“I have really enjoyed your coverage on the drought and heat wave, your timeliness and description of relativities has been incredibly useful.

July 16, 2012

Aaron Massey, Trader, Chicago, Illinois

“Thanks again for your time and commentary, I really appreciate your opinion and am steadied by your confidence in it. Excellent work!”

July 12, 2012

James R. Gerlach, President, A/C Trading Company, Fowler, Indiana

“You’ve done an excellent job this year in discounting what the models are showing, which is where you separate the real forecasters from the model huggers.”

July 11, 2012

Trader, Chicago, Illinois

“Anybody who knows about T-storm Weather knows you have done a tremendous job of weather forecasting over the last six weeks.”

June 11, 2012

Proprietary Trader, Minneapolis, Minnesota

“Your presentation is impressive, good graphics, easy to digest in a short amount of time, focused on the conclusion and not the details that bog down so many other reports.”

September 8, 2011

Wholesale bank, New York, New York

“It needs to be recognized that you guys were at the forefront of the declining (2011) corn yield story.”

January 11, 2011

Proprietary Trader, Geneva, Switzerland

“Your track record has been excellent starting with a great job this past summer in U.S. and continuing this year with Argentina.”

March 23, 2007

John Macintosh, Rand Financial Services, Chicago, Illinois

“I have been impressed by your remarkably accurate forecasts, both for here and for South America.  You provide me with a most valuable tool for trading, and I have relied on your services heavily.  Your presentation is straightforward and easy to understand, and the graphics are clear and helpful.  Keep up the great work.”

July 23, 2006

Grain Trader, Chicago, Illinois

“It’s 11:00 PM now, but all afternoon and evening I’ve been watching on my screen this huge blob of energy and rain sweep across Nebraska, Iowa, and northern Missouri.  A billion dollar rain for farmers there for sure. Thanks for your forecast and updates.  They helped. Good call!”