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Repair or Replace? Aligning Equipment Costs with Your Business Strategy (Article)
By: Eric Madsen, Senior Financial Services Executive
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture
 
May 11, 2017 - When it comes to equipment and machinery, how do you know when to repair and when to replace. AgStar's Eric Madsen provides some tips on making the right choice at the right time for your operational situation. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Young, Beginning Farmers
 
Ten Mistakes to Avoid When Starting or Growing Your Operation (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning, Dairy, Grain, Swine, Women In Agriculture
 
April 03, 2017 - Are you a young farmer just starting out? In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl shares the ten best management practices for young producers. From tips on family living expenses to investing in productive assets, to peer group consultations and more putting these ten tactics in place can help young and beginning farmers stay competitive. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
How Much Risk Can You Tolerate When Growing Your Business? (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Dairy
 
March 07, 2017 - Every business involves risk. It's a key component to evaluate when planning. From establishing core values to debt structure, to working capital and systems, Dr. David Kohl discusses specific focus areas to assess when growing your business. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Your Planning Style: A Powerful Predictor of Success (Article)
By: Glenn Wachtler, Assoc VP Financial Services
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture
 
February 24, 2017 - There’s no question, it’s tough out there for farmers. Many industry analysts believe low commodity prices could stretch out until 2020. The secret to taking control in this economic environment is to adopt an approach to business planning that harnesses the risks associated with weather and markets. AgStar's Glenn Wachtler shares tips on how to adjust your style for greater success. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
What Does Your Marketing/Management Plan Look Like? (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning
 
February 23, 2017 - Marketing and risk management have never been more important. Do you know how many of your fellow agricultural producers have a marketing plan? Producers and lenders will need to work together to best position grain producers for success. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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