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How to Relate to Others When Telling Your Farm Story: Women in Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Michele Payn-Knoper, Ag Speaker, Author and Advocate
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
April 17, 2014 - There are many ways to engage others as you communicate your farm story. In our women in agriculture blog, Michele Payn-Knoper visits with Rita Vander Kooi on how she relates best to her blog readers. Continue reading >>
Dairy Marketing Options as Markets Soften: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Greg Steele , VP & Team Leader Dairy Industry
TAGS: Dairy
April 17, 2014 - The dairy markets continue to trade at levels that provide solid margins and returns for your operation. To prepare for the inevitable price correction that will occur, AgStar’s Greg Steele suggests that now is the time to capture the margins and build liquidity into your business. Continue reading >>
How Will Consumers Respond to High Retail Pork Prices? Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Global Markets & Economics
April 15, 2014 - Why are pork prices so high? Strong pork demand, along with the PED virus has affected our local and global markets pushing pork supplies down and prices up. AgStar’s Kent Bang talks about the alternatives and how consumers may respond. Continue reading >>
Tips to Motivate Your Dairy Team for Success: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Sara Swenson, Dairy Business Consultant
TAGS: Dairy
April 14, 2014 - As dairy operations reallocated employees for assistance in milking this winter, they now need to transition into different roles as spring arrives. How do you keep the team motivated? AgStar’s Sara Swenson gives some ideas on what you can do if you are faced with a team on your dairy operation that is not going to the next level. Continue reading >>
Lessons Learned in Developing a Farm Business Plan: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture
April 10, 2014 - As young farmers are just starting to farm, a business plan should be one of the first items developed. In his video, Dr. Kohl talks about young farmers that went through the Ag Biz Planner and what they learned to help them be successful. Continue reading >>
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