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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...

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 farm....More
in Think Different Nov 21, 2016

Invest in data decisions

Plan to join the Corn and Soybean Digest Staff along with the staff of Farm Futures for the inaugural "The Ag Data Conference" at the end of November....More

Kent Thiesse

Kent Thiesse is a former University of Minnesota Extension educator and now is Vice President of MinnStar Bank, Lake Crystal, MN. You can contact him at 507-726-2137 or via e-mail at

in Focus on Ag Nov 28, 2016

Setting up flexible lease agreements

Flexible lease agreements can hold benefits for both the producer and the landlord including continuous modifications based on the what inputs are costing and how the market is performing....More

Kevin Van Trump

Kevin is a leading expert in Agricultural marketing and analysis, he also produces an award-winning and world-recognized daily industry Ag wire called "The Van Trump Report." With over 20 years of experience trading professionally at the CME, CBOT and KCBOT, Kevin is able to '...

Will volatility remain in the soybean market?

The soybean market is getting a bit more bullish as the soybean demand remains strong,....More

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