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Grain
 
Sharing a Success Story: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
October 23, 2014 - Have you ever wondered how you can make your operation successful? Sometimes all you need to do is look at another’s successes and mimic what they are doing correctly. In this video, Dr. Kohl shares with you a success story of a couple and what they did to becoming so successful. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Women In Agriculture
 
Adding New Features to Your Operation: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Sara Larson, Marketing & Product Development Specialist
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
 
October 22, 2014 - If you have ever wondered what steps to take to add a new product or service to your operation watch this week’s Women in Agriculture blog. AgStar’s Sara Larson discusses the thought process you have to go through when considering making a new addition and offers her advice on how to best get started. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Word of Caution for Pork Producers: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Mark Greenwood, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
October 21, 2014 - Will pork prices continue to remain high for 2015? Where should producers exercise caution moving forward into the new year? In this video, AgStar’s Mark Greenwood discusses these questions as well as the US pork exports to analyze what producers can expect for the pork industry in the future. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Hog Economics Continue to be Strong: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Mark Greenwood, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
October 16, 2014 - 2014 has been extremely amazing for the U.S. pork industry. Many producers are seeing record prices now, while just a few months ago they were stressing over margin. In this article, AgStar’s Mark Greenwood discusses this success and how producers need to move forward to ensure success in 2015. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Dairy
 
Dairy Industry Update: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Mark Kapsner, Sr. Credit Team Leader
TAGS: Dairy
 
October 16, 2014 - Russia’s ban on dairy products is having multiple global effects, both bad and good. In the most recent global dairy trade auction we saw the prices fall about 10%. In this video, AgStar’s Mark Kapsner discusses both of these topics and how they might affect the US and global dairy market in the near future. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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OCT
31
Swine Export Update Webinar
insights that focus on the industry and pork exports for 4th quarter 2014 and 2015.
NOV
2
Feast! Festival - Homegrown for the Holidays
Farmers, foodmakers, chefs & educators will show products, holiday cooking & workshops.