Executive Editor, Successful Farming

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How Clemens Changed the Pig Business

When 123-year-old Clemens Food Group partnered with 12 independent hog farmers to build a new packing plant in Michigan in 2017, a new era for pork processing was born.
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What Rising Interest Rates Mean for Farmers

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates in June for the second time in 2018. Matt Monteiro, vice president of finance and treasurer for Farm Credit Mid-America, gives these points to keep in mind when thinking about how interest rates may affect farmers.

1. Rates are still historically low.

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