Published on: 14:12PM Jul 08, 2008
Turning a profit is the goal of every farming operation large and small. In times like these, when the cost of daily inputs are skyrocketing, it is more important than ever to be as profitable as possible. The most obvious step is cutting costs. The tricky part is cutting costs while maintaining quality and ample productivity to keep the whole business functioning cohesively.
Here are a few ideas to help you get lean and mean...
1. Do you really need to own it? Let’s face it, most people are not very big on sharing. You may be surprised though how much good it can be to share which cuts your capital expenditure. Owning a lot of specialized equipment is expensive. When you consider operating, maintenance and purchase costs, it’s a lot more than you think it is. Now take that same piece of expensive equipment and share it with your neighbor and/or father in-law………………......to read more go to http://blog.alextiller.com