Ed ClarkBusiness and Issues Editor

Ed Clark joined Farm Journal Media the spring of 2011. While he’ll be spending the majority of his time as business and issues editor for Top Producer, he’ll also be writing for Farm Journal and AgWeb.com. Ed has a long-term commitment to agricultural journalism, having spent his varied career writing for numerous publications, both as editor, staff editor and freelancer, getting to the heart of complex issues for readers. Preparing him for that role were post-graduate studies in economics at the University of Minnesota, and his journalism studies at Iowa State University, where he earned his B.A. Ed also has
Ed Clark joined Farm Journal Media the spring of 2011. While he’ll be spending the majority of his time as business and issues editor for Top Producer, he’ll also be writing for Farm Journal and AgWeb.com. Ed has a long-term commitment to agricultural journalism, having spent his varied career writing for numerous publications, both as editor, staff editor and freelancer, getting to the heart of complex issues for readers. Preparing him for that role were post-graduate studies in economics at the University of Minnesota, and his journalism studies at Iowa State University, where he earned his B.A. Ed also has

Articles By Ed Clark

Oct 24, 2017

Six Steps to Make a Deal with Your Banker

The banker has all of the power when it comes to a loan, right? Wrong, says Michael Boehlje, Purdue University agricultural economist. "Approach your lender as an equal, because you are," he says. "You don’t have to beg for money." In Boehlje’s view, successful farmers are highly desirable customers and
Feb 23, 2015

Pursue A Window Of Opportunity

For nimble marketers, first-quarter price spikes might approach breakeven
Jan 28, 2015

Diversify Your Investment Portfolio

Mutual funds and side businesses are among options to consider
Jan 28, 2015

Diversify Your Investment Portfolio

Mutual funds and side businesses are among options to consider
Jan 28, 2015

Immigration Stalemate

Midwest farm labor options dwindle as Congress lags.
Jan 28, 2015

Time Expansion to Market Cycles

Minnesota hog producer poises to pounce during down years
Jan 28, 2015

Tips To Grow Cash Off-Farm

Iowa producer casts broad investment net to reduce risk
Jan 28, 2015

Tips To Grow Cash Off-Farm

Iowa producer casts broad investment net to reduce risk
Jan 07, 2015

Long-Term Thinking Pays off

Multiple strategy horizons enable team to achieve financial gains early and often