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Archive for March, 2017

Iowa – Corn, Soybeans, Hogs & the Hotel Pattee

March 22nd, 2017 by Dan Block

I just finished a short trip to SW Iowa to look at a hog manure spreading operation. What an interesting business. According to Purdue University, the nitrogen from hog manure will reduce a farmer’s costs by $50 per acre. It’s a whole lot different agribusiness than retailing organic blueberries at Whole Foods. But that’s what’s great about agriculture! My big take … + read more

U.S. Apple Export Council – Strategic Planning in DC

March 22nd, 2017 by Dan Block

This past January DWB worked with the US Apple Export Council to develop a strategic plan for exporting US apples worldwide. The Council members include the apple producing states of Virginia, New York, Michigan, and California. We met in Washington DC, just two days after the inauguration of President Trump, to work on the plan. I was not … + read more

Protected: Hartnell – ABTI Strategic Planning Project – Update 2

March 22nd, 2017 by Dan Block

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