As well as providing analysts and clients with the best planting and production projections, Informa Economics IEG Vice President Bill McCary is constantly researching and testing to maintain or improve IEG’s forecasts.
Bill has over 30 years of experience in analyzing factors that drive changes in crop acreage, yield and production. He joined IEG’s Acreage and Production team in 1983, and has led the team for the past 3 years.
In his role, Bill oversees US acreage and production forecasting as well as analyzing acreage and yield prospects for regions outside the US. He writes or co-writes around 200 crop reports each year. He also carries out the research and analysis behind our monthly world crop production projections.
A seasoned crop evaluator, Bill has conducted field crop surveys in the Americas as well as Europe.