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CoBank Knowledge Exchange

Knowledge Exchange is an innovative knowledge-sharing initiative that is designed to provide strategic insights about trends, structural change, and policy directives within the key rural industries served by CoBank. It draws upon the expertise within CoBank and the rest of the Farm Credit System, the broad perspective of outside consultants and academics, and the first-hand knowledge and experience of CoBank’s customers to enhance CoBank’s collective understanding of emerging business opportunities and risks.

The following Knowledge Exchange articles have been selected by High Plains Farm Credit as featured articles:

Agronomy Outlook: A Time to Plant, a Time to Prosper, March 2021

“Barring additional weather shocks, spring 2021 is set to be a strong agronomy season.” Click here to view CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange, and also be sure to watch this video from Kenneth Scott Zuckererg, lead economist, grain and farm supply for CoBank.


New Year Optimism Confronts the Pandemic, January 2021

“Grain related industries are riding a wave of commodity price increases and profitability not seen in years.” Click here to view CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange quarterly report.


2021: The Year Ahead – Forces That Will Shape the U.S. Rural Economy

“Our economy remains the strongest and most adaptable in the world. The grain and farm supply sectors will enter 2021 on reasonably firm footing supported by rising commodity prices, farmer stability and favorable domestic fuel.” Click here to view the entire CoBank Knowledge Exchange update.


Rural Broadband Valuations Remain High as Investors Move Down Market for New Opportunities, September 2020

“The abrupt shift in 2020 to working from home and remote learning has significantly increased high-speed data subscriptions, representing a new catalyst for the broadband market.” Click here to view the entire CoBank Knowledge Exchange update, and be sure to check out this video from Jeff Johnston, Communications Economist with CoBank.

Agricultural Economy

Dr. David Kohl

The Ag Globe Trotter
Dr. Kohl is Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Finance and Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Dr. Kohl has traveled more than 8 million miles throughout his professional career and has conducted over 6,000 workshops and seminars for various agricultural groups.

Peterson Farm Brothers

Brothers Greg, Nathan, and Kendal are siblings who farm with their parents near Assaria, Kansas. Though best known for their ag-related song parodies, they also have a number of informational videos, as well as their ‘Life of a Farmer’ video series that details what happens on the farm each month of the year. Check them out for some great knowledge and entertainment.