Aug 31, 2014
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5 Tips to Motivate and Retain Employees

The transformation from the industrial age to the social age means farm operators need to hire for competencies instead of skills and experience. MORE>

Your Marketing Plan Blueprint

Craft a money-making strategy for 2014 crops MORE>

The Farm CPA: Do You Know Your EFU?

An EFU is the amount of contribution margin generated by the operation, divided by the number of farm families involved.  MORE>

Weather The Storm

A new reality for production ag means big costs MORE>

Meat Adapts

Grain markets shape livestock sector’s plans heading into 2015 MORE>


Agriculture Business News

  • $4 Corn Will Remain to 2020, Forecast Says
    Strong livestock profits will generate growth in both cattle and hog sectors, though prices will moderate.
  • AgWeb Radio: Midday Commentary 8-29-14
    Kevin Van Trump of Farm Direction says it looks like the crops are going to stay big. The September 11 report may change the attitude of traders.
  • Restructuring Loans Can Trim 2015 Breakeven Costs
    Need to shave 50 cents to $1/bu. off your crop breakeven for 2015? Depending on your debt level and how it’s structured, there just might be a way.
  • AgWeb Radio: Opening Commentary 8-29-14
    Tommy Grisafi of Advance Trading says it is still raining. Farm Progress Show was closed Thursday because of rain. The Russia-Ukraine situation is still an issue causing price movement. Stock market is high and interest rates are low.

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