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How to Stay Competitive During Swine Industry Expansion
By: Justin Roelofs, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
July 28, 2016 - With expansion looming, how can your operation continue to be competitive? In this agriculture blog, AgStar's Justin Roelofs explains factors you can take advantage of. Continue reading >>
Retirement Tips for Farm Families: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Risk Management Planning, Women In Agriculture
July 20, 2016 - Are you feeling like you have a solid plan in place for when it’s time to retire? With all the talk about having adequate working capital, would it be wise for a farm spouse to cash in their 401K to have dollars on hand? In his latest agriculture blog, Dr. David Kohl offers some advice about income stream diversification and provides some guidance on strategies to consider when planning for retirement. Continue reading >>
Key Takeaways from Attending National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC): Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Risk Management Planning
July 15, 2016 - There was a lot of talk at the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) of packing capacity, expansion and new plants coming on line. What does that mean for the industry and what were people saying? Steve Malakowsky weighs in. Continue reading >>
Lighter Pigs Increase in Swine Inventory: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Daryl Timmerman, Sr. Financial Services Executive
TAGS: Swine
July 06, 2016 - Over the last few weeks, reports show an increase in pigs in lighter weight classes. What will these lighter pigs do for inventory this fall and winter? Continue reading >>
Benchmarking Data Required for Swine Expansion: Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
June 27, 2016 - Are you a swine producer looking to expand? What numbers are needed to ensure your operation has enough working capital post expansion? Find out in this agriculture blog from AgStar's Steve Malakowsky. Continue reading >>
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