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Dairy Industry Sitting in a Good Place: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Bob Le Cocq , Financial Services Executive-Dairy Industry Specialist
TAGS: Dairy
September 19, 2014 - As summer comes to a close and the leaves begin changing, it is safe to say that, while life poses many challenges, overall things are going well for the dairy industry. AgStar’s Bob LeCocq reflects on the current situation of the dairy industry discussing the prices, increased demand, and recent Farm Bill along with an opportunity to learn more through a webinar with AgStar. Continue reading >>
Women In Agriculture
Farming’s In-Law Factor: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Elaine Froese, Farmer/Writer
TAGS: Women In Agriculture
September 19, 2014 - How strong is your relationship with your in-laws? Do you feel you have a significant voice in your families farming operations? In this Women in Agriculture blog, Elaine Froese discusses her book, Farming's In-Law Factor and the importance of allowing a voice from every member of the family. Continue reading >>
Killing Frost Poses a Threat to Northern States: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Kurt Lensing, AgStar Grain Industry Specialist
TAGS: Grain
September 17, 2014 - The weather is always a hot topic for those growing grains and oilseeds. This spring and summer there were favorable growing conditions, however now there is the threat of a killing frost in the northern states. In this article, AgStar’s Kurt Lensing discusses the fall frost dates, crop maturity, and this idea of a killing frost. Continue reading >>
July Export Data Shows Positive Outlook for Hog Market: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Justin Roelofs, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
September 16, 2014 - What does the export demand look like for the hog market today? Will prices remain elevated, or will they start to trend downward? In this video, AgStar’s Justin Roelofs analyzes the recent July export data to answer these questions and determine what the hog market situation might look like in the near future. Continue reading >>
Young, Beginning Farmers
Eliminating Concerns as the Busy Harvest Season Approaches: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Brent Kelsey, Business Analyst
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers
September 15, 2014 - Do you have a lot on your mind before and during harvest as a young and beginning farmer? In this video, AgStar’s Brent Kelsey discusses some concerns such as bookkeeping or prices and profitability and offers advice on what to do during this busy harvesting season. Continue reading >>
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