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Learn more from Larry Jacobson about preparing your swine facility for the future at Technoledge 2016. http://ow.ly/RiVWB
Pork production facilities built and operated in the 21st century need to provide optimum environmental conditions to maximize production efficiency and provide a safe and healthy environment for pigs and workers while conserving energy. To accomplish these goals requires a fully integrated ventilation system that is specifically designed and installed for the specific barn and animals housed.
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Is your business plan up to par? Among many other advantages, a well polished business plan can serve as a means of communication between your lender and your operation. In his latest blog, Dr. Kohl provides insights on how this powerful tool can work for you! Check it out now by clicking: http://ow.ly/U1htC
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Are you curious what you might learn at AgStar’s Technoledge conference? Find out what 2015 attendees learned in this short video. Then, learn what’s planned for 2016: http://ow.ly/RiVWB 
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As you begin the process of buying or selling your home, selecting the right realtor is an important step to insure that your needs are met. How do you know that an agent is right for you? AgStar’s Megan Smith outlines different steps to take as you analyze different realtors. Check out here blog by visiting: http://ow.ly/TzRsk
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"Volatility creates opportunities, but you must be prepared."
With production numbers yielding higher than average, are you putting off making tough decisions about your financials? AgStar's Andy Huneke explains why it is important to understand where your revenue and breakeven costs stand as the market continues it volatile trends. Read it now at http://ow.ly/Tufho
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It’s never too early to begin your plan for managing 2016. Even before the 2015 harvest is completed many farmers will have their seed and fertilizer inputs booked in order to capture discounts. With the next year's corn and soybean projections not comparing well to past margins, what are some things to consider when you are reviewing your projected costs of production? Joel Larson shares his thoughts in our latest blog. Check it out now: http://ow.ly/TeMmt
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Are you making plans to build the home of your dreams? If so, be sure to enter today for your chance to win $20,000 from AgStar toward a down payment for your new home. http://ow.ly/Q2Etq
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Are you avoiding difficult conversations on your farm? Overcoming tough issues on the farm takes time and effort from both sides of the table. In her latest blog, Elaine Froese shares tips on how to stop avoiding controversial discussions. 
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One of the advantages of working with our Home Mortgage Team is the ability to serve as your own general contractor. The responsibility of a general contractor is essential for building or remodeling a home. Our experts have put together a list of considerations before you decide if being a general contractor is right for you. Find out if you are up for the challenge by clicking here: http://ow.ly/TMdG7
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In any industry creating a culture that positively distinguishes you from your peers will allow your employees, and therefore your operation, to thrive. Are you taking the time to listen to your employees? Sara Swenson discusses worker management in her latest blog. Check it out now at http://ow.ly/Tuw1X
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Are you working to improve or maintain a solid credit score? Your score is an important part of the financial review process when you apply for a mortgage. Taking steps now to build your credit will payoff when you are looking to obtain a loan. Our experts have shared 7 ways you can work to improve your credit score here: http://ow.ly/TiFbz
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Do you know of any agriculture education teachers looking to elevate student experiences in the classroom and prepares students for success in college and careers emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math?  Encourage them to apply for our DuPont-Pioneer CASE Institute Grant Program! Applications for this program are due October 31. For more information and to apply, visit http://ow.ly/T7EV7
Grant program for agriculture teachers
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AgStar Financial Services provides a broad range of financial services and business tools for agriculture and rural clients in Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin.
Introduction
AgStar Financial Services is a cooperative, owned by our client-stockholders. We provide a broad range of financial services and business tools for agricultural and rural clients in Minnesota and northwest Wisconsin, focusing on simple, practical solutions that meet our clients’ needs.
 
As one of the larger Farm Credit associations in the nation, we serve more than 23,000 clients and manage almost... $8 billion in loan and lease assets. With more than 610 dedicated team members, we also have a national presence in the dairy, swine and renewable energy industries. We have over 90 years of financial leadership and industry expertise, and we work with other financial services providers throughout the Midwest. 
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