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Make Your Grain Bins Pay You Back (Article)
By: Kurt Lensing, AgStar Assistant Vice President and Industry Specialist
TAGS: Grain, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning
November 14, 2016 - Today the market is offering higher prices if we hold onto our grain until spring or summer. On farm storage can pay you back, but for some growers, this presents logistical challenges. AgStar's Kurt Lensing shares some considerations for grain marketing during this unique period. Continue reading >>
Women In Agriculture
Post-Harvest Roles Reflection (Video)
By: Elaine Froese, Farmer/Writer
TAGS: Women In Agriculture, Grain, Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning
November 08, 2016 - Harvest has been tough for many people in Canada with snow and rain, and in the US, families are really struggling with poor prices. Whatever your challenges, once harvest is done, then what next? Continue reading >>
Scenario Analyses Help Producers Turn "Can'ts" into a "Can Do's" (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning
November 07, 2016 - Thinking cash-flow planning or creating a business plan seems uncertain due to the business environment? Dr. David Kohl explains how to leverage a scenario analysis to monitor your business progress, not only throughout the year, but over the years. Continue reading >>
Young, Beginning Farmers
A Letter to Every Farmer Under the Age of 35 (Article)
By: Wanda Patsche, Farmer/Blogger
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture
November 04, 2016 - Farming has its ups and downs and sometimes we all need a little reminder to be patient. This letter to young farmers reminds us to communicate, offer encouragement, diversify and always look for educational opportunities. Continue reading >>
Adopting Farm Management Tools (Video)
By: Ahnna Compart, Sr. Financial Analyst
TAGS: Grain, Women In Agriculture
November 01, 2016 - Where can you find agriculture resources to help prepare your farm financials? In our women in agriculture video, AgStar’s Ahnna Compart gives tips on how to get started and where to find valuable farm management tools for your business. Continue reading >>
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