Biography: Kyle Tapley

Kyle Tapley is a Senior Agricultural Meteorologist at MDA Weather Services in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He joined the MDA Weather team following his graduation from Penn State University in 2008 with a degree in Meteorology. Mr. Tapley is responsible for generating daily weather forecasts for major crop areas around the globe with an emphasis on how weather conditions affect production of agricultural commodities. He contributes to MDA’s full suite of agricultural weather products and aids in generating production estimates for major agricultural commodities. Mr. Tapley also contributes to seasonal forecasts and is responsible for daily phone consultation with industry traders. Mr. Tapley is a frequent speaker at agricultural conferences around the world and leads MDA’s annual crop tour of the Midwest each summer.