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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 >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
How Will You Meet Your Swine Finishing Space Needs?: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Daryl Timmerman, Sr. Financial Services Executive
TAGS: Swine
 
April 26, 2016 - New swine plants coming on line will drive continued demand for additional finishing spaces in the upper Midwest. The question that comes to mind is who will have the ability to get additional finishing spaces built? Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Five Steps to Consider During the Formation of a Partnership: 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 >>
 
 
 
 
Risk Management Planning
 
Five Things that Motivate Millennials: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Risk Management Planning, Dairy, Grain, Swine, Women In Agriculture
 
April 13, 2016 - Millennials now comprise a larger percentage of the workforce than the baby boom generation. As a business operator, it's to your benefit to learn how to interact and engage them. In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl provides tips on tactics to keep them motivated on the job. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Young, Beginning Farmers
 
Dr. Kohl's Top Ten Worst Management Practices for Young Producers: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture, Dairy, Grain, Swine
 
March 30, 2016 - Are your family living expenses in check, do you have records and systems in place that you’re leveraging for your business? In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl shares what he believes are the top ten worst management practices for young farmers and explains why you should avoid them. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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