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Margins Every Pork Producer Should Strive For (Article)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
February 14, 2017 - Do you know your percent of pigs weaned sold to the primary market? Kent Bang believes this provides your operation margins for success. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Next 24 Months Could Bring Golden Opportunity for Operational Expansion (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Women In Agriculture, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
February 13, 2017 - Between now and 2030, 60% of U.S. farm ground is going to change hands. And, in the coming 24 months, Dr. David Kohl believes well positioned producers will have lots of opportunities for expansion. Playing your cards right now will prepare you to take advantage of opportunities that come your way in the near future. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Gaining Equity in an Existing Operation: 5 Benefits to Contract Growing (Article)
By: Dusty Compart , Associate Financial Services Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Grain, Dairy, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
February 07, 2017 - With agriculture’s cyclical nature, we’ve seen our young and beginning farmers struggle to gain equity in an existing operation. While there are obstacles out of your control, you can take the step into ownership with Contract Growing. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
How will the Swine Industry look in 2017 compared to 2016? (Article)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
January 26, 2017 - 2016 left the Swine Industry with $4-$6 per head profits. What will 2017 look like with new packing plants and a new administration? Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Six Steps to Building Cash on Your Farm (Article)
By: Matthew Lange, Business Consultant
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture, Risk Management Planning
 
January 26, 2017 - As Warren Buffet said, “You need cash. Cash is like oxygen. When you don’t need it, you don’t notice it. When you do need it, it’s the only thing you think about.” Check out Matt Lange's tips to help put producers in a position where we have extra cash. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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