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Building a Business Case with Negative Margins
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Risk Management Planning, Dairy, Grain, Swine, Women In Agriculture
March 15, 2016 - The down cycle we’ve been experiencing with many ag commodities is resulting in some producers projecting negative margins as we move into 2016. So, how do you build a case for operating funds? In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl shares what he’s deemed the most critical elements lenders are looking for when assessing your operation.

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