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Changing the Way You Approach Grain Marketing to Reduce Risk (Article)
By: Kurt Lensing, AgStar Assistant Vice President and Industry Specialist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
January 12, 2017 - We all know markets are unpredictable. But the way you approach your grain marketing strategy doesn't have to be. AgStar's Kurt Lensing provides actionable steps on options developing your plan and shares strategies top producers embrace to position their operations. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
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 >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Global Commodity Deflation and the Impact on the U.S. Pork Industry (Video)
By: Brett Stuart, Global AgriTrends
TAGS: Swine
 
December 20, 2016 - What factors drive the reduction in global commodity prices? Learn what to watch in this video blog from Brett Stuart from Global AgriTrends. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Margins to Improve by $25/Pig, Will 2017 be Profitable? (Article)
By: Daryl Timmerman, Sr. Financial Services Executive
TAGS: Swine
 
December 19, 2016 - While the forecast for profit has improved by $25/pig, margin averages are still only at a break-even level for the typical producer. Will 2017 be profitable? Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Pork Producers Utilizing Operating Lines (Video)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
December 13, 2016 - AgStar has seen an increase in operating lines for the swine portion of the portfolio. What is causing the increase? Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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