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Mentoring in Agriculture: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Bernie Quist, Senior Financial Services Team Leader
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
June 08, 2016 - AgStar's Bernie Quist describes how and why she became a mentor to others in agriculture, and the benefits she's discovered through the Women in Ag Leadership Program. Continue reading >>
What's Going on in Farm Real Estate Today?: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture
June 08, 2016 - If the quality of the property is high and your in the right financial position, it's almost never a bad time to buy farm real estate. Dr. Kohl offers his advice on what to consider when the opportunity to buy farm land arises. Continue reading >>
Open Letter to Farmland Landlords (Article)
By: Glenn Wachtler, Assoc VP Financial Services
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Risk Management Planning, Swine, Women In Agriculture
May 26, 2016 - With the current situations, compressed margins, grain producers are needing to watch costs more than ever. One big expense for many growers is lend rent. In his latest agriculture blog, AgStar's Glenn Wachtler shares his thoughts on how to communicate with your landlord to cultivate a mutually beneficial relationship. Continue reading >>
Tackling Tough Decisions During Challenging Economic Times (Article)
By: Cathy Olson, Senior Business Counseling Specialist
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture
April 27, 2016 - The current environment of compressed grain margins brings a dose of reality to the concept that agriculture is cyclical. There's no doubt that grain producers are having to make some tough decisions about their operations on how to position themselves for the long haul. In her agriculture blog, AgStar's Cathy Olson, encourages grain farmers to be proactive and offers tips on what to consider when faced with difficult decisions. Continue reading >>
Partner or Not To Partner: Maneuvering the Complexities of Forming a Legal Entity: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Cathy Olson, Senior Business Counseling Specialist
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture, Swine, Dairy
April 18, 2016 - From defining joint ownership, transitioning to the next generation, to simplifying records, there are lots of reasons to form a business partnership. And, as AgStar’s Cathy Olson points out in her latest agriculture blog, there are almost as many types of entities as there are reasons for forming one. Check out Cathy’s 5 Steps to consider before and during maneuvering the complexities involved in forming a legal entity. Continue reading >>
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