Carey Lohrenz knows what it takes to win in high-pressure and extreme environments. As the first female U.S.
Top Producer Issues
Below are the stories featured in the Spring 2019 issue of Top Producer. Have a story idea for Top Producer? Email Editor Sara Schafer at email@example.com.
USDA looked into its crystal ball this week and released its first round of numbers for many key forecasts for agriculture in 2019 and beyond.
Ulysses S. Grant, Civil War hero and two-term president, presents biographers with a formidable challenge—false records and a path well-worn by previous chroniclers.
Is your lender the right partner for your operation?
We are going to start out with what I call “Paul’s Rant.” One of my sons does a podcast for a company regarding daily fantasy sports and he usually starts out the podcast with “Grant’s Rant.” So in
“If she wants to farm, then we will make it work.” Those few words spoken in 1985 by Bert Hemmes to his granddaughter, April Hemmes, framed a pivotal moment for an ambitious young lady and still ec
Company: Founded in 1936 and based in St. Francisville, Ill., AgriGold provides corn hybrids and soybean varieties to farmers in 400 counties in 13 states.
A major and often-overlooked overhead cost on the farm is utilities. With simple upgrades, you can dramatically reduce your energy usage and bills, says farm energy auditor Chad Kloberdanz.
Just as Luke Bryan sings in the song, “Kick the Dust Up” it’s finally that time of year: “Tractors, plows with flashing lights backin’ up a two-lane road.” Another lyric in the song that should gra
Google is one of the world’s innovation powerhouses. During a time in agriculture where change is around every corner, farmers can learn some vital lessons from the global company.
Does crafting a strategic plan sound like a waste of time? Do you associate it with a binder on your bookshelf? If you view a strategic plan as a one-time project, it isn’t worth your time.
It has been nearly a year since formal threats that tariffs would be put on Chinese imports.
I have been privileged to have been part of Farm Bureau for many years.