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Creativity Key to Resiliency on the Farm: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Elaine Froese, Farmer/Writer
TAGS: Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
July 29, 2016 - Are you doing all you can to manage your risk during lean times? Elaine Froese suggests ways to create resiliency on the farm. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Ten Tips for Leading Professionally Through Tough Times (Article)
By: Al Bennett, Principal Business Consultant
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture
 
July 29, 2016 - Grain margins have been a challenge for a while now and it looks like relief may not come any too soon. So how do you as a leader maintain confidence and cultivate trust among your team? In his latest agriculture blog, AgStar’s Al Bennett shares ten tips for leading through tough times. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Women In Agriculture
 
Key Benchmarks to Ensure a Healthy Grain Operation: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Ahnna Compart, Sr. Financial Analyst
TAGS: Women In Agriculture, Grain, Risk Management Planning, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
July 22, 2016 - AgStar's Ahnna Compart shares the 2015 year-end benchmark report and discusses why the information is important. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Building a Business Case with Negative Margins (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning
 
July 20, 2016 - The down cycle we’ve been experiencing with many ag commodities is resulting in some producers projecting negative margins as we move into 2016. So, how do you build a case for operating funds? In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl shares what he’s deemed the most critical elements lenders are looking for when assessing your operation. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Retirement Tips for Farm Families: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture
 
July 20, 2016 - Are you feeling like you have a solid plan in place for when it’s time to retire? With all the talk about having adequate working capital, would it be wise for a farm spouse to cash in their 401K to have dollars on hand? In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl offers some advice about income stream diversification and provides some guidance on strategies to consider when planning for retirement. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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