Main Lessons to Take from 2016 to Apply to 2017

December 30, 2016 10:53 AM

Farmers learned a lot of lessons in 2016 that can be carried over into 2017. On U.S. Farm Report, Ted Seifried of Zaner Ag Hedge and Brian Splitt of Allendale, Inc. share their biggest takeaways of the year.

Ted Seifried, Zaner Ag Hedge


  • “We have to take opportunities where we get them. There are some potential powder kegs out there.”

Be prepared

  • “You got to take the scares with the concern and their chances to take out what we can.”

Brian Splitt, Allendale, Inc.

Similar conditions

  • “2017 could be a lot more of the same where you got to stick to your basis.”

Pay attention

  • “I harp a lot about keeping track of local basis and realizing there’s opportunity there.”


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