Farm Journal: January 2015


Magazine Features


Columnists

  • The Bottom Line: Listen Up Young Farmers
    01/03/2015
    As one of the four major drivers of change, the aging farmer demographic offers numerous opportunities for young farmers.
  • Data Dork: On-Hand Intelligence
    01/03/2015
    You know the phrase: “The most important thing to know is what you don’t know.” A career in intelligence suggests that is only half of the equation. The other half is knowing exactly what you do know.
  • Straight From D.C.: Meeting the Labor Needs of Midwest Agriculture
    01/03/2015
    The majority of discussion on immigrant labor issues focuses on the needs of specialty crop producers in states such as California and Florida.
  • Leave A Legacy: Can We Talk?
    01/03/2015
    Every family business has conflict. Conflict happens when things change.
  • A Modest Wish List for 2015
    01/03/2015
    The coming year represents great opportunity for agriculture.
  • Choose the Path of Least Risk
    01/03/2015
    A new year is here once again. As usual, I like to review what I’ve learned from the previous year’s market activity and start working on a market plan for 2015.
  • Machinery Pete: Time Machine for Tractors
    01/03/2015
    Let’s saunter back in time and talk tractor values. Indeed, the cost of new tractors has gone up over time. But what about used tractor values?
  • John's World: What Is It, Girl?
    01/03/2015
    I recently made a cameo encore performance as combine operator while Aaron attended the one of several thousand school events stretching before him as a dutiful father.
  • Choose the Path of Least Risk
    01/03/2015
    A new year is here once again. As usual, I like to review what I’ve learned from the previous year’s market activity and start working on a market plan for 2015.
  • Listen Up Young Farmers
    01/03/2015
    As one of the four major drivers of change, the aging farmer demographic offers numerous opportunities for young farmers.
  • Can We Talk?
    01/03/2015
    Every family business has conflict. Conflict, in and of itself, is not good or bad, but the way we respond to conflict has deep repercussions for the family and the business.

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