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Strategies for Facing the Economic Downturn: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain
December 18, 2014 - As we approach an economic downturn, especially in the grain industry, what are some strategies to help producers get through? In our agriculture blog, Dr. Kohl provides insights as we go into 2015. Continue reading >>
Women In Agriculture
Holiday Challenge from a Farm Family Coach: Women in Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Elaine Froese, Farmer/Writer
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
December 17, 2014 - Women often do not communicate when they are swamped with expectations, especially during the holidays. In this women in agriculture blog, Elaine Froese challenges you to focus on other gifts. Continue reading >>
Considerations for Hog Expansion: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Daryl Timmerman, Sr. Financial Services Executive
TAGS: Swine
December 16, 2014 - Are you a hog producer wanting to expand your operation? In our hog blog, AgStar's Daryl Timmerman wants you to consider looking back to the hog market in 2008-2009 before you make any final decisions. Continue reading >>
Young, Beginning Farmers
Networking Opportunities for Young, Beginning Farmers: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Daryl Timmerman, Sr. Financial Services Executive
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers, Dairy, Grain, Swine
December 10, 2014 - As a young, beginning farmer, it is important to engage with your local industry peers. What are some ways you can take advantage of networking opportunities? In our agriculture blog, AgStar's Daryl Timmerman provides tips on how you can put yourself out there and network. Continue reading >>
The Current Picture of the Hog Market: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Justin Roelofs, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Global Markets & Economics
December 09, 2014 - What does the current import and export situation look like for the hog market? In our hog blog, AgStar's Justin Roelofs discusses the impacts of the Russian ban on pork, and the foot and mouth disease (FMD) situation in China. Continue reading >>
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