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 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
in Road Warrior Sep 27, 2016

Your starting five changes for profit

Five adjustments producers are making in their operations during this slowing ag economy to stay profitable....More
in Road Warrior Sep 26, 2016

Future stagnation of the U.S. economy?

The federal debt could hinder the growth of the U.S. economy which could cause it to become stagnant over the next 20 years....More
in Road Warrior Sep 19, 2016

The Intangibles: Advice can't be seen but it may need to be taken by farmers

Farms may need to find counsel that will advise on what changes need to be made in order to make a profit....More
in Road Warrior Sep 12, 2016

Burn rates can differ by farm enterprise

Lenders have to consider the burn rates when it comes to working capital....More
in Road Warrior Sep 06, 2016

The starting five changes farmers need to make to reach a profit

Farmers need to consider five cost cutting measures in order to make a profit in these tight agriculture times....More
in Road Warrior Aug 29, 2016

Widening gap of profits: The big farm dilemma

Many eyes are on the farm economy as more losses could hurt the largest farms the most....More

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