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Dairy Feature Friday: Myron Gehman

As a 30-year dairy farmer in Juniata County, Myron Gehman experienced his share of challenges and opportunities growing his business. From milking 32 cows to milking 400 cows; from farm rental to...

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Princesses Proudly Promoting Dairy

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE OR FIND US ON YOUR FAVORITE PODCAST LISTENING APP! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT For nearly 65 years, dairy princesses across the state of Pennsylvania have been sharing the good news...

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Dairy Farming and Sustainability

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE OR FIND US ON YOUR FAVORITE PODCAST LISTENING APP! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT We recently interviewed Rosie Zaginaylo, a support analyst for AgChoice’s business consulting team as...

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Strategic Planning in Action

The other day, I had the opportunity to work with a landscape business conducting strategic planning. A young entrepreneur started the business 20 years ago with just two employees. The company now...

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Dairy Feature Friday: Cedar Haven Farm

For Tom Priest, Cedar Haven Farm, Franklin County, crop insurance is a risk management tool that protects his investments. The third generation dairyman milks 185 registered Holstein cows and farms...

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Dairy Feature Friday: Bowser Milk

In his 45 years driving and owning milk trucks, Ron Bowser, Bowser Milk, Armstrong County, watched the western Pa. dairy industry evolve. Ten years ago, he picked up milk at 140 farms; today, his 12...

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Give Your Farm a Jumpstart

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE HERE OR FIND US ON YOUR FAVORITE PODCAST LISTENING APP! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT On June 1, AgChoice launched a new grant opportunity, offering 10 $10,000 grants to startup farmers in...

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Is your business truly making money?

What a year it has been with the pandemic altering business strategy and tactics and revamping our personal lives! In the beginning of 2020, many were wondering how the economic and financial events...

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