David Kohl

David Kohl

Dave Kohl, Corn & Soybean Digest trends editor, is an ag economist specializing in business management and ag finance. He recently retired from Virginia Tech, but continues to conduct applied research and travel extensively in the U.S. and Canada, teaching ag and banking seminars and speaking to producer and agribusiness groups. He can be reached at sullylab@vt.edu.

Posts by David Kohl

in Road Warrior Nov 29, 2016

Four cornerstones of management

It's the time of the year to examine your farming operation. What is working What isn't working and how can the four corners of management impact the....More
in Road Warrior Nov 22, 2016

First time goal-setting

When it comes to business goals, everyone with a stake in the farm should make goals for it....More
in Road Warrior Nov 14, 2016

Top 3 opportunities for producers in the next 24 months

The next 24 months could have big opportunities for producers... Check out what they could be for your operation....More
in Road Warrior Nov 08, 2016

Will farmland value fall or climb?

Farmers have to remember the value of land is not just production. It can include water, minerals or oil which impacts the value....More
in Road Warrior Nov 07, 2016

Care for enterprise budgets

With today’s tight margins and increased volatility, a good case can be made for separate enterprise budgets....More
in Road Warrior Oct 31, 2016

Views on marketing plans

Dr. David Kohl feels there is a need for education on marketing and risk management plans for both producers and lenders....More
in Road Warrior Oct 24, 2016

What am I not going to learn today?

a one size fits all answer to making money, there just isn't one....More
in Road Warrior Oct 17, 2016

Land equity shock test

As the cash flow dries up, producers look for areas on the farm to refinance....More
in Road Warrior Oct 10, 2016

Only time will tell if farm land values will fall or continue their climb

Some whether there is a land bubble building much like the credit bubble....More
in Road Warrior Oct 03, 2016

Who is the U.S. Banker?

The federal debt was once financed by U.S. savings bonds. Now, some countries own a portion of it....More

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