Kent Bang

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For the past 20 years, Kent Bang has been involved in the financing of commercial swine operations and pork processors. Currently, he serves as vice president swine lending for Compeer. He has been a long-time member of the NPPC Pork Alliance. Kent currently serves on the NPPC board of directors and as a director for the NPPC Political Action Committee. He and his wife, Julie, live in Omaha, Neb., and have two adult sons.

Recent Stories by Kent Bang


Explosive Volatility: Pork Industry’s Norm

Aug 02, 2019 by Kent Bang
Fluctuations in cash hogs, the pork cutout and the futures market have many producers wondering how long this volatility will last. Money Matters columnist Kent Bang believes it will be for some period of time.

Pork Volatility: The New Norm?

Jun 19, 2019 by Kent Bang
Money Matters columnist Kent Bang of Compeer Financial says timing in the marketplace is nearly impossible now, not knowing how long ASF will continue to reduce Asia's swine herd or how much pork is in their freezers.

Market Drivers And Opportunities

Sep 28, 2018 by Kent Bang
The outlook, based on futures prices, indicated we would see significant losses (greater than $30) through the end of the year. Those projections showed losses continuing through most of next year.

What Successful Pig Farms Look Like

Jul 16, 2018 by Kent Bang
Evaluating what makes our production system globally competitive can also be important to the individual farm and future success. Here are some thoughts on how we got here and how we move forward in the years to come.