Joey Purpura is a native Kansas Citian and 2010 Rockhurst High School graduate. While studying for his degree in agricultural business from Kansas State University, he worked part-time at a ranching operation to gain an understanding of the cattle business and was a Sigma Phi Epsilon member. Joey went on to work as a commodity trader for at the 41st largest privately held business in the U.S and #3 largest in KC, eventually moving to Idaho. When it comes to trading corn, DDGs, barley, canola meal, soybean meal, cottonseed, and wheat in many different geographies Joey has a wealth of information for you. Also, Joey had a hand in starting a dairy feed program and coached kindergarten girls tee ball while he was trading commodities in Idaho. He sees his time there as a fantastic learning experience, but wanted to return to his Midwest roots and moved back to the area. If youre interested in land that produces commodities or want to know exactly how the market works, pick Joeys brain.
Unlike a lot of avid hunters who grew up hunting and fishing with family, Joeys love of all things outdoors and fly fishing was self-driven. Hes a member of the Quality Deer Management Association (QDMA), the NWTF (National Wild Turkey Federation) and MOKAN Trout Unlimited. Throughout high school and college, he filmed for the Outdoor Channels show Heartland Bowhunter. He introduced his dad and brother to the sport and willingly shares his knowledge with his clients and takes every opportunity to listen to what they know and want. He left a great career in commodities to do something he truly believes in connecting buyers and sellers with the perfect land. He knows every transaction is important because its important to you, whether the land is for hunting, farming or ranching.