The crop we’re harvesting has the potential to be the fifth-consecutive largest on record in the U.S. No one thought we could produce three record crops in a row much less five. One of the factors to producing record crops even with too much rain in some areas and too
The past three years have been tough. While expenses have come down some, it hasn’t been at the pace of grain prices.
It started as a handshake. One of our customers, a cattleman, hired someone to background his cattle on the strength of a handshake.
The following are some areas where third-party risk might be lurking on your operation and suggestions on ways to manage it.
The genesis of my interest in public relations plans for farmers came when we built our first 7,200-head wean-to-finish hog building.
There are many potential advantages of collaborative farm business models, all intended to capture economies of scale, reduce costs, improve asset utilization, access greater management and technical expertise, or obtain market access.
This summer, I did a feasibility analysis for a client on installing additional drain tile, drainage water management structures and a subirrigation system. I thought it would be useful to share my analysis because I was pleasantly surprised by the value of such drainage practices—in real dollars and sustainability.
As one of the four major drivers of change, the aging farmer demographic offers numerous opportunities for young farmers.