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Young, Beginning Farmers
 
Benefit Your Operation with a Farm Business Plan: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Young, Beginning Farmers, Dairy, Grain, Swine, Women In Agriculture
 
April 24, 2014 - A business plan guides the future for your farm. In his video, Dr. Kohl visits with young farmers as they explain the importance of writing down your goals and how the plan can help guide you in making decisions. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Women In Agriculture
 
Farmers Have Their Own Style of Leadership: Women in Agriculture Blog (Article)
By: Karen Schwaller, Farmer/Writer
TAGS: Women In Agriculture, Dairy, Grain, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers
 
April 23, 2014 - Farmers make great leaders. As they build relationships, get involved in their community and lead 4-H groups, their leadership in agriculture shines through. In our women in agriculture blog, Karen Schwaller explains how they do this all while running the farm and raising families. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
Pressure on Retail Pork Prices, Demand May Decline: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Steve Malakowsky, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine
 
April 22, 2014 - High pork prices and impacts from the PED virus are expected to slow demand for pork going into the summer months. In today’s hog blog, Steve Malakwosky updates us on how much the prices have increased from last year and provides some thoughts on risk management. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Swine
 
How Will Consumers Respond to High Retail Pork Prices? Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Kent Bang, Swine Specialist
TAGS: Swine, Global Markets & Economics
 
April 15, 2014 - Why are pork prices so high? Strong pork demand, along with the PED virus has affected our local and global markets pushing pork supplies down and prices up. AgStar’s Kent Bang talks about the alternatives and how consumers may respond. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
Grain
 
Lessons Learned in Developing a Farm Business Plan: Agriculture Blog (Video)
By: Dr. David Kohl, Agriculture Economist
TAGS: Grain, Dairy, Swine, Young, Beginning Farmers, Women In Agriculture
 
April 10, 2014 - As young farmers are just starting to farm, a business plan should be one of the first items developed. In his video, Dr. Kohl talks about young farmers that went through the Ag Biz Planner and what they learned to help them be successful. Continue reading >>
 
 
 
 
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