anna cabral http://kbia.org en Niche market for hog farmers; financial tips from former US treasurer http://kbia.org/post/niche-market-hog-farmers-financial-tips-former-us-treasurer <p></p><p></p><p>The pork business certainly has its challenges. Hog farmers continually grapple with high feed prices, environmental hiccups and criticism from animal welfare groups. But some producers are creating a path to profitability by pursuing smaller, more specialized markets. From Iowa, Harvest Public Media’s Amy Mayer has the story of Eden Farms.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 22:13:15 +0000 Kristofor Husted 32605 at http://kbia.org Niche market for hog farmers; financial tips from former US treasurer Former US treasurer shares financial advice at MU http://kbia.org/post/former-us-treasurer-shares-financial-advice-mu <p></p><p>Several economists and financial experts -- including a former US treasurer -- came to the University of Missouri on April 17 to share their knowledge and experience at the fifth annual Personal Finance symposium. The theme of this year’s forum was sustainable family finance, and by occasion, it took place during MU’s sustainability week.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:41:58 +0000 Olga Khrustaleva 32599 at http://kbia.org Former US treasurer shares financial advice at MU