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Opportunities for your Farm as You Plan Ahead: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Lori Teigen, AgStar Financial Services Exec
TAGS: Dairy
August 20, 2014 - Now that August is nearly over many farmers are beginning to plan ahead to 2015. The markets are offering great opportunities for your farms right now. In this article, AgStar’s Lori Teigen discusses a few of these opportunities that you might consider when you begin to look ahead to the next year. Continue reading >>
Profitability for Hog Market Looks Positive for Next Year: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Justin Roelofs, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
August 19, 2014 - The USDA recently published a Supply and Demand report for corn and soybeans. How does this report affect the future for the hog market? In this video, AgStar’s Justin Roelofs analyzes this report along with the meat demand report to determine what is in store for the hog market for the next twelve months. Continue reading >>
Prices for US Dairy Market Expected to Fall: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Mark Kapsner, Sr. Credit Team Leader
TAGS: Dairy
August 18, 2014 - With the recent embargo imposed by Russia there will be stronger competition in the US dairy markets. How will this affect price in the US? In this video, AgStar’s Mark Kapsner discusses global dairy trade and the Russian embargo to predict what might happen in the second half of 2014 for the US dairy market. Continue reading >>
Maintaining Your Operations Viability: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Swine, Dairy
August 14, 2014 - There has been speculation that there will be tighter margins in the near future. In this video, Dr. Kohl answers the question of where producers should focus their energy to maintain the viability of their operation. Continue reading >>
Expansion Activity Resulting from Strong Milk Prices: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Jim Moriarty, Vice President & Sr. Director Industry Specialists
TAGS: Dairy
August 14, 2014 - How much expansion activity are lenders in the dairy industry seeing in response to the recent strong milk prices? In this article, AgStar’s Jim Moriarty shares some observations of expansion and expectations of growth in the US dairy herd for the next 12 months. Continue reading >>
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