The Ag Globe Trotter - Weekly
Current and previous weekly editions of Dr. Kohl's The Ag Globe Trotter are listed below. Click on a title to read the entire article.
In a recent question-and-answer session, a straightforward question concerning China garnered some deep thought. Is China an opportunity or a threat to the U.S. agriculture industry?
Weather, inflation, trade uncertainty, global geopolitics, and supply and marketing chain disruptions can lead one to say, “Enough is enough!” While there are many challenges, opportunities exist for those who step up their management intensity. What’s the game plan?
The Ag Globe Trotter - Quarterly
Welcome to the quarterly editions of The Ag Globe Trotter by Dr. Dave Kohl.
In a recent question-and-answer session, a straightforward question concerning China garnered some deep thought. Is China an opportunity or a threat to the U.S. agriculture industry?Read Article
The younger generation of farmers, ranchers, and agricultural entrepreneurs is infusing a new energy into the agriculture industry and rural areas. This is challenging the agriculture communities across the spectrum including agribusinesses, lenders, policymakers, academic institutions, and others to align to better serve this segment. The young agriculturalists are very agile, innovative, and definitely more business-savvy than their predecessors. Let's envision a broad range of topics that will be the centerpiece of their success over the next decade and beyond.Read Article
More than 6.7 million people work in the agriculture and food industry. When related industries such as forestry, natural resources and food and beverage are included, the number of jobs increases to 22.2 million or nearly 11% of the United States’ total workforce. Employment remains strong in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment sectors with 2.6% growth in employment opportunities over the past five years, or nearly 60,000 job openings annually.Read Article