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Next 24 Months Could Bring Golden Opportunity for Operational Expansion (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
February 13, 2017 - Between now and 2030, 60% of U.S. farm ground is going to change hands. And, in the coming 24 months, Dr. David Kohl believes well positioned producers will have lots of opportunities for expansion. Playing your cards right now will prepare you to take advantage of opportunities that come your way in the near future. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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Six Steps to Building Cash on Your Farm (Article)
By: Matthew Lange, Business Consultant
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning
 
January 26, 2017 - As Warren Buffet said, “You need cash. Cash is like oxygen. When you don’t need it, you don’t notice it. When you do need it, it’s the only thing you think about.” Check out Matt Lange's tips to help put producers in a position where we have extra cash. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Dairy
 
Five Components to Increase Cash Flow on Your Farm (Video)
By: Matthew Lange, Business Consultant
TAGS: Dairy, Grain, Dairy, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning
 
January 17, 2017 - In farming it's key to have enough cash on hand to take advantage of opportunities that come your way. But in times of tight margins, when producers are fighting for every penny, is it possible to squeeze out any more cash? AgStar's Matt Lange offers five practical tips for positioning your operation and building cash. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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Top Tips for Maximizing the Value of Capital Investments (Article)
By: Matthew Lange, Business Consultant
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
December 21, 2016 - For any producer, capital investments involve many thoughts, ideas and concerns. AgStar's Matt Lange shares tips on how to maximize the true value of a capital investment on your farm through due diligence and analysis. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Dairy
 
Measuring Operational Profitability (Article)
By: Lori Teigen, AgStar Financial Services Exec
TAGS: Dairy, Risk Management Planning, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture
 
December 20, 2016 - There are different metrics dairy producers can use to measure profitability and opportunity. Tax accrual management sometimes gets overlooked, but can be a helpful tool. AgStar's Lori Teigen provides guidance on using metrics and how to leverage the numbers for planning. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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