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Comparing Today’s Economy to the Past: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Global Markets & Economics, Dairy, Grain, Swine
 
August 28, 2014 - With a slight economic downturn many people are wondering how the current agriculture economy compares to that of the 1970’s and 1980’s. Dr. Kohl compares and contrasts these two economies and discusses what might lie ahead for the future. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
How Will Falling Cash Prices Affect the Hog Market? Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Mark Greenwood, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
August 26, 2014 - When can we expect cash hog prices to stabilize again? What will happen when producers get a lot of working capital? In this video, AgStar’s Mark Greenwood discusses these questions and what to expect for the future swine markets. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Profitability for Hog Market Looks Positive for Next Year: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Justin Roelofs, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
August 19, 2014 - The USDA recently published a Supply and Demand report for corn and soybeans. How does this report affect the future for the hog market? In this video, AgStar’s Justin Roelofs analyzes this report along with the meat demand report to determine what is in store for the hog market for the next twelve months. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Maintaining Your Operations Viability: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Swine, Dairy
 
August 14, 2014 - There has been speculation that there will be tighter margins in the near future. In this video, Dr. Kohl answers the question of where producers should focus their energy to maintain the viability of their operation. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Effects of Russia’s Ban on Agricultural Product Imports: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
August 12, 2014 - With Russia recently putting a ban on all agricultural product imports many people are concerned with what will happen for the US markets. Will prices of pork increase or decrease? In this video, AgStar’s Steve Malakowsky discusses what this ban means for the US hog market. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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