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Importance of Trans-Pacific Partnership to Hog Farmers: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Global Markets & Economics
 
September 30, 2014 - With the importance of trade in the pork industry, a resolution to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement would be greatly beneficial. In our hog blog, AgStar’s Kent Bang explains the continuing issues with Japan and how they affect the TPP. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Risk Management Planning
 
Which Forage Plan is Best For You? Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Kelly Jones, Senior Insurance Sales Specialists
TAGS: Risk Management Planning
 
September 29, 2014 - With harvest approaching quickly, Midwest producers are becoming extremely busy. However, this doesn’t mean you can let everything else slide. Do you know how solid your risk management plan is? In this article, AgStar’s Kelly Jones breaks down the different types of forage plans for you to determine which one is the best fit for your operation. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Negotiating Land Rental Rates With Your Landlord: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Kurt Lensing, AgStar Grain Industry Specialist
TAGS: Grain
 
September 26, 2014 - Does negotiating your next year’s land rental rates with your landlord have you worried or stressed? Not to worry. In this video, AgStar’s Kurt Lensing gives you tips on how to best approach your landlord and discuss 2015 rental prices. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Women In Agriculture
 
How to Improve the Processes Around You: Women in Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Jodie Hermer, Sr. VP - Operational Excellence & Quality
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
 
September 25, 2014 - Welcome to our newest women in agriculture blogger, AgStar's Jodie Hermer. Jodie discusses process improvement and how making decisions today will create a better tomorrow. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
China and Vietnam’s Global Agricultural Influences: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Mark Greenwood, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Global Markets & Economics
 
September 23, 2014 - What is the impact the pork industry in China and Vietnam has on the rest of the pork markets around the world? Recently a handful of AgStar team members traveled to these countries to gain a deeper understanding of international agriculture and its influence on our clients and business. In this video, AgStar’s Mark Greenwood discusses some of his observations from the trip. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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Feast! Festival - Homegrown for the Holidays
Farmers, foodmakers, chefs & educators will show products, holiday cooking & workshops.
NOV
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Local Foods Tradeshow - Grow it, Make it
Learn about regionally grown & made products & see what new products are being developed.