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.
What separates the average from the good or great when it comes to bottom line profitability? This question was the subject of discussion for a focus group of owners and managers who were about to embark on a two-day strategic planning session. Let's draw upon decades of engagement with an aspiring, proactive mindset.Read Article
Regardless of one’s endeavors, the agriculture industry represents a wide span of opportunities. The growth rate for employment is expected to be 60,000 jobs annually or a 2.6% growth rate. In this week’s Ag Globe Trotter, Dr. Kohl shares some advice for individuals considering the field or changing responsibilities.Read Article
The Ag Globe Trotter - Quarterly
Welcome to the quarterly editions of The Ag Globe Trotter by Dr. Dave Kohl.
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
The COVID-19 pandemic is a black swan event that has, like many previous unexpected events, accelerated changes in business, consumer and societal trends. Within that context, what other U.S. and global trends will impact strategic plans of the agriculture industry in the coming decade?Read Article
A common phrase being spoken is, “I sure can't wait to get back to normal.” It’s fitting to end 2020 with an article discussing getting back to normal (BTN) and how it may evolve in this decade. Will there truly be a sense of “normal,” pre-pandemic life?Read Article