When people ask CHS Government Affairs staff what it’s like to work as a lobbyist in Washington, D.C., they’re always curious about how the political landscape has changed in recent years. Sarah Gallo, director, CHS Government Affairs, is happy to share anecdotes, but she’d rather discuss how the conversation about agriculture has evolved. Students, farmers and the ag industry will carry that message to Capitol Hill on National Ag Day, to be celebrated March 20 in Washington, D.C., and across the country. (more…)
Please join us for our local annual meeting on Tuesday, March 13, 2018.
Doors open at 9:30 with the meeting starting at 10:30 with lunch to follow. Location is at the Kahler Apache at 1517 16th St SW, Rochester, MN 55902.
We hope to see you there!
CHS is teaming up with local farmers to fight hunger in rural America. The CHS Harvest for Hunger food, grain and fund drive begins March 1 and continues through March 20 at your nearest CHS location.
Due to weather, the Grain Marketing 202 session has been rescheduled for March 9 at 1 pm at our St. Charles location.
Space is limited, so please RSVP to one of the following:
-Aaron at the Kasson office at 507-634-7545 x 7
– Jared at the Ostrander office at 507-657-2234
– St. Charles location at 507-932-4830
We hope to see you there!
By Joe Lardy, research manager, CHS Hedging
China has had a long-standing policy to be self-sufficient in key food source production, including rice, wheat and corn. In 2004, the Chinese government made historic adjustments to its agriculture policy when it eliminated taxes on agriculture and created a new system of subsidies for key commodities. The subsidies supported seed and machinery purchases and resulted in improved infrastructure.
This set the stage for a huge buildup of acreage devoted to corn production. (more…)
Join us as we take the next step in our grain marketing journey. We will review the basics of grain marketing before taking a more in-depth look at options and compass contracts along with different ways to include these tools in your marketing plan.
Space is limited, so please RSVP to your local grain merchandiser.
Aaron Ulland in Kasson @ 507-634-7545 ext. 7
Jared Schaefer in Ostrander @ 507-657-2234
Ken Garness in Kasson @ 507-634-7545 ext. 7
Hope to see you there!
Join us as we take the next step in our grain marketing journey. We will review the basics of grain marketing as well as take a more in-depth look at options and compass contracts.
WHEN: Tuesday, February 20
23142 Hwy 74
St. Charles, MN 55972
TIME: 9:00 am
RSVP to your local grain merchandiser:
Aaron Ulland in Kasson at 507-634-7545 ext. 7
Jared Schaefer in Ostrander at 507-657-2234
Ken Garness in Kasson at 507-634-7545 ext 7
Announcing CHS Average Price Contract for 2018
Diversify your marketing strategy with CHS average pricing. Daily pricing for old crop futures will begin March 1 and end June 15. Daily pricing for new crop futures will begin March 1 and end August 31. Sign up is open now through February 23.
Contact your local CHS merchandiser for more information and to sign up:
Aaron Ulland in Kasson: 507-634-7545 ext. 7
Jared Schaefer in Ostrander: 507-657-2234
Ken Garness in Kasson: 507-634-7545 ext. 7
SAVE THE DATE for the CHS job fair!
When: February 27, 2018
Where: Kahler Apache- Rochester, MN
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When you think about propane, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s the tank outside a home. Or the grill in your backyard. Without a doubt, these are both popular uses for propane, but don’t be fooled — there’s a lot more this gas can fuel.