Stuart Hoetger is a managing partner and founder of The Stogan Group, an agricultural business firm engaged in commodity trading and market analysis. Before assuming management of Pinnacle Rice Cooperative and launching an online rice brokerage platform, Stuart’s sole focus was providing market analysis and strategy to global traders, merchandisers and end-users.
He manages the rough rice trading strategy as well as international business development for Pinnacle Rice Cooperative, a grower-owned, medium grain coop in California. He also manages the State’s online rice brokerage, CashRice Network. Between these two capacities, Hoetger’s office markets or brokers rice for some 40,000 acres of medium grain rice. In addition, he is a part-owner and contributor to Medium Grain Report, a weekly rice market report whose subscribers consist of international governments, banks, traders, millers, and growers. Thru these roles, Stuart has conducted extensive business in Asia and Latin America.