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Does Diversification for Your Farm Make Sense? Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers
April 30, 2015 - Is your operation ready for diversification? In this agriculture blog, Dr. Dave Kohl discusses five elements to take into account before you start the diversification process. Continue reading >>
Keeping Your Team Motivated During Planting Season: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Sara Swenson, Dairy Business Consultant
TAGS: Dairy
April 30, 2015 - As we start the busy planting season, your team may become fatigued and motivation may decrease. AgStar's Sara Swenson provides ways you can keep your team engaged. Continue reading >>
Women In Agriculture
Having It All: Women in Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Karen Schwaller, Farmer/Writer
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
April 29, 2015 - Living on the farm, you get the chance to see life at its basic core level. Women in Ag blogger, Karen Schwaller, explains how you can have it all with life in the country. Continue reading >>
Crop Insurance Continues to Play an Important Role: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Kurt Lensing, AgStar Grain Industry Specialist
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning
April 29, 2015 - Crop insurance still plays a vital role for the Midwest. Minnesota had the largest loss ratio according to the University of Illinois. AgStar's Kurt Lensing provides an overview of the loss performance for revenue protection on corn. Continue reading >>
Will the Watershed Lawsuit in Iowa Set a Precedent? Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
April 28, 2015 - Due to the current nitrate levels in the Iowa drainage district, a lawsuit has been filed. Will this set a precedent for the rest of the Midwest? In our hog blog, AgStar's Steve Malakowsky discusses the suit. Continue reading >>
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