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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 Aug 22, 2016

The loan process isn't easy, you have to get past the review and the regulator

Getting the loan may not be as easy as you think. Loans require a financial review and getting past the regulator....More
in Think Different Jul 15, 2016

Data conference, new staffer at Corn and Soybean Digest

Editor Kurt Lawton talks about how farmers are working together to sold the issue of nitrate loss and the ag data conference coming up this fall. Plus, some changes in staffing at Corn and Soybean Digest....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 kent.thiesse@minnstarbank.com.

in Focus on Ag Aug 15, 2016

USDA crop predictions sends corn and soybean prices lower from July estimates

Not only are U.S. corn and soybean farmers predicted to harvest a record number of acres but also a record yield....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 '...

Where are we headed with soybean price risk premium?

The swings in soybean prices and contracts won't be ending anytime soon....More

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