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Ashford Publishing Radio Presents Larry Acker

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Mr. Acker was born and raised on his family farm near Polo, Illinois. He attended Polo schools and served in the armed forces. After serving his country, he went on to complete his Agricultural Science Degree majoring in Geology and Chemistry at the University of Illinois. He then went on to achieve his Masters degree. After graduating college, Mr. Acker went on to work for the USDA for over a decade and has since served as a consultant for numerous individuals, county and state units of government.
Mr. Acker has worked with weather and related interests since the late 1940s and began doing serious research using mainframe computers in 1979. He has published a newspaper weather column called 'The Hot Corner' since August of 1982, and is contributing information to several publications regarding the stock market targeting trader professionals.
Larry was awarded the Certified Administrative Manager certificate from the Certified Administrative Management Society for work in finance and economics and was the first U.S. Government Employee to earn that designation. He was also awarded the Certified Professional Agronomist and Certified Soil Scientist from the American Society of Agronomy for work in soils and geology. Larry is currently a weather consultant for a newspaper chain and does their short and immediate range forecasts. He is a member of the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and is also a contributing member of the America Weather Observers (AWO).