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Adapting to Change: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Al Bennett, Principal Business Consultant
TAGS: Grain, Risk Management Planning, Dairy, Swine
 
May 27, 2016 - When the going gets tough, it helps to be flexible and willing to make some changes. As producers work through this period of tighter margins, adaptability can mean the difference between long-term viability and losses that are difficult to overcome. In his latest agriculture blog, AgStar's Al Bennett shares some time-tested steps for successfully navigating meaningful change on your operation. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
How the Swine Industry Can Maintain Financial Strength: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Risk Management Planning
 
May 25, 2016 - Today’s financial strength of the producers and packer-processors in the industry have never been stronger. Sturdy balance sheets provide latitude when looking to grow your business. How can you continue to be competitive in the industry? Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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Dr. Kohl in the Hotseat! Positioning Your Farm During the Downcycle: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Risk Management Planning, Swine, Women In Agriculture
 
May 11, 2016 - It's never been more important for producers to dig into their financials to see the gains and the losses. Addressing questions from our recent Women's Seminar Series, Dr. David Kohl shares his viewpoint on what to expect and how to position your business to withstand this period of compressed margins. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Are There Pricing Opportunities Coming for Swine Industry?: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Daryl Timmerman, Sr. Financial Services Executive
TAGS: Swine
 
May 10, 2016 - Overall pork production is down year-to-date with slaughter and weights but there may be opportunities coming to lock in prices. Do you have a hedging strategy in place? Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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Making the Most of an Ag Internship Opportunity: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Risk Management Planning, Dairy, Grain, Swine, Women In Agriculture
 
April 27, 2016 - More and more students with a variety of backgrounds and degrees are taking advantage of internship opportunities in the ag industry. Check out Dr. David Kohl's most recent agriculture blog where he chats with a former intern and current AgStar team member. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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