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Hog Industry Wonders if PEDV Will Strike Again: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
November 26, 2014 - Reflecting on the 2014 hog industry and where it compares to the most profitable year ever depends on if you were hit with the Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) and how active you were in hedging production explains AgStar's Steve Malakowsky in our agriculture blog. Continue reading >>
Hog Industry Changes for January 1: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
November 25, 2014 - Two changes in the hog industry go into effect on January 1, 2015. Kent Bang reviews the sow premise ID tag that is critical for food safety, along with the implementation of a new audit system. Continue reading >>
Women In Agriculture
Connecting Farm and Food During Thanksgiving: Women in Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Michele Payn-Knoper, Ag Speaker, Author and Advocate
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
November 24, 2014 - As we give thanks during this holiday season there will be opportunities to share the farm and food connection. In her video, Michele Payn-Knoper shares ideas on how to make the conversations productive and listen to the many different viewpoints even if you don’t always agree. Continue reading >>
Global Markets & Economics
European Effects from Russia's Ban on Pork: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Brett Stuart, Global AgriTrends
TAGS: Global Markets & Economics, Swine
November 24, 2014 - As Russia’s ban on pork continues and pork is pushed back into Europe, prices continue downward. Brett Stuart of Global Agritrends explains how the EU has increased their market share in Japan and Korea due to the lower prices. Continue reading >>
Women In Agriculture
Tips to Create a Work-Life Balance During the Holidays: Women in Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Jodie Hermer, Sr. VP - Operational Excellence & Quality
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
November 20, 2014 - The holiday season is upon us and we are all busy preparing. During this time it is important to maintain a positive work-life balance. In this women in agriculture blog, AgStar's Jodie Hermer discusses 5 tips on how leadership teams can maintain a positive work environment. Continue reading >>
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