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Becoming a Contract Grower: Important Integrator Considerations (Article)
By: Dusty Compart , Associate Financial Services Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning
 
February 24, 2017 - A contractual agreement between yourself and an integrator is an important commitment. What should you be considering before you sign the dotted line? Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Your Planning Style: A Powerful Predictor of Success (Article)
By: Glenn Wachtler, Assoc VP Financial Services
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture
 
February 24, 2017 - There’s no question, it’s tough out there for farmers. Many industry analysts believe low commodity prices could stretch out until 2020. The secret to taking control in this economic environment is to adopt an approach to business planning that harnesses the risks associated with weather and markets. AgStar's Glenn Wachtler shares tips on how to adjust your style for greater success. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
What Does Your Marketing/Management Plan Look Like? (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning
 
February 23, 2017 - Marketing and risk management have never been more important. Do you know how many of your fellow agricultural producers have a marketing plan? Producers and lenders will need to work together to best position grain producers for success. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Six Steps to Building Cash on Your Farm (Article)
By: Matthew Lange, Business Consultant
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning
 
January 26, 2017 - As Warren Buffet said, “You need cash. Cash is like oxygen. When you don’t need it, you don’t notice it. When you do need it, it’s the only thing you think about.” Check out Matt Lange's tips to help put producers in a position where we have extra cash. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Dairy
 
Five Components to Increase Cash Flow on Your Farm (Video)
By: Matthew Lange, Business Consultant
TAGS: Dairy, Grain, Dairy, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning
 
January 17, 2017 - In farming it's key to have enough cash on hand to take advantage of opportunities that come your way. But in times of tight margins, when producers are fighting for every penny, is it possible to squeeze out any more cash? AgStar's Matt Lange offers five practical tips for positioning your operation and building cash. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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