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Chris B. Barron is the Director of Operations and President of Carson and Barron Farms, Inc. which is located in Rowley, Iowa, the northeast area of the state. Chris graduated from the University of Dubuque in 1992 with a degree in Communications. In 1992, Chris, along with his brother-in-law took over their Pioneer Sales agency which had been run by his father for the past 22 years. Today the Pioneer agency is still an integral part of their operation. Chris is a Certified Crop Advisor and has over 18 years of experience working with and understanding customer needs while at

Chris B. Barron is the Director of Operations and President of Carson and Barron Farms, Inc. which is located in Rowley, Iowa, the northeast area of the state. Chris graduated from the University of Dubuque in 1992 with a degree in Communications. In 1992, Chris, along with his brother-in-law took over their Pioneer Sales agency which had been run by his father for the past 22 years. Today the Pioneer agency is still an integral part of their operation. Chris is a Certified Crop Advisor and has over 18 years of experience working with and understanding customer needs while at

Articles By Chris Barron

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Feb 14, 2020

Chris Barron: Inventory, Track and Value Your Fleet

Without any annual market value assessment on your equipment, you’re at risk of mis-valuing the equipment on your balance sheet.

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Dec 26, 2019

Chris Barron: Foresight For 2020

So often farm operations define their profitability at year-end, waiting to see exactly where expenses end up, then trying to manage inventory, income, and taxes at the very end of the year.

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Nov 14, 2019

Chris Barron: Reset Your Team’s Trajectory

Get a second, fifth or 10th set of eyes on your business with a strategic resource team.

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Oct 22, 2019

Chris Barron: Build A Farm Dream Team

By surrounding your business with the right people, you can make profitable decisions.

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Sep 19, 2019

More Eyes, Better Strategy

One common denominator of those who are the most successful correlates with the best human resources surrounding them.

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Sep 16, 2019

Ready for a Long, Wet Corn Harvest?

A challenging spring and growing season could easily lead to some major harvest challenges and headaches this fall.

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Aug 02, 2019

Chris Barron; Margin Targets Help Unscramble Confusion

Instead of establishing a price target consider establishing a margin target.

Apr 05, 2019

7 Ways To Make Your Money Grow

What specific things are you doing to make your money grow this spring?

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Apr 05, 2019

7 Ways To Make Your Money Grow

What specific things are you doing to make your money grow this spring?