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Decision Making: To Implement or Not To Implement: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Cathy Olson, Senior Business Counseling Specialist
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture
July 11, 2016 - Grain markets have been volatile for quite some time and analysts project prices could be challenging for quite some time. How do you, as a producer, know if you’re making the right decisions for long-term success? In her latest blog, AgStar’s Cathy Olson walks through some tools to help determine your decision-making style and offers some tactics to help you achieve optimal results. Continue reading >>
Female Farmers: Are you avoiding these "fatal" mistakes?: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture
July 05, 2016 - As a woman in agriculture, do you have family and business goals in place for protecting your family and assets for the short- and long-term? In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl shares why, as a valuable business partner, many women should consider taking action to better understand the operation’s finances, tactics for incorporating next generation family members into the operation and tools to set up a solid retirement plan. Continue reading >>
Where’s Your Break-Even?: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Joel Larson, Credit Team Director
TAGS: Grain, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning
June 27, 2016 - Recently there has been a nice run in the grain market. For many fortunate producers, prices have been at or near break-even for soybeans. When to pull the trigger and make a sale you can feel good about might be this summer’s biggest challenge. However, amongst all the other summer time tasks, establishing what your true break-even is should be a priority. AgStar's Joel Larson provides tips and examples on checking this important task off your list. Continue reading >>
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AgStar’s Investment in Rural Communities: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Staci Martin , Director of Legislative Affairs
TAGS: Supporting Rural America, Women In Agriculture
June 23, 2016 - With a mission devoted to enhancing rural America and agriculture, AgStar is committed to supporting community programs and initiatives that affect the lives of many. Our Staci Martin explains AgStar’s involvement and discusses a partnership in southern Minnesota that’s focused on preventing cancer. Continue reading >>
Agvocate and Educate via Social Media: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning
June 22, 2016 - More and more farmers are engaging in social media to tell their story and help put a face to the agriculture industry. Here, Dr. David Kohl discusses social media trends in agriculture with AgStar's Associate Content Specialist, Brittney Wacholz. Continue reading >>
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