At 16, a high school guidance counselor told Matt Mayberry he would be in prison or dead by 18. A drug addict, Mayberry’s life was speeding toward rock bottom.
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Your operation can be moving forward, but still falling behind.
As part of the government funding bill passed in December 2019, Congress elected to make several changes to the tax law. Here are the key changes and how they apply to farmers.
Building trust in food begins with empowering farmers through one of the largest and most diverse conservation- and sustainability-focused public-private partnerships in our nation’s history: Am
Why you should prepare a loan narrative for your lender
Numbers don’t lie. But, do your financial documents tell the whole story about your operation? Likely, they don’t.
Equipment is the second-largest line item expense in farming, only following land. Yet it’s one of the most challenging inputs to accurately measure from one year to the next.
At some point in your career you’ve probably attended, or led, a terrible meeting. One you dreaded going to or walked out wondering why you even had it. Don’t make your team feel this way.
Farmers connect, learn and share ideas in Chicago
Producers and agricultural professionals gathered for education and networking at Top Producer Summit, which took place Jan.
Following a decade with the introduction of societal shifters such as the smartphone and the adoption of robotic milkers, 2020 could be the starting block for the fastest technological race in farm
What are some of the biggest concerns of U.S. farmers heading into the 2020 season and beyond? Three producers from Arkansas, Illinois and Missouri offer perspective on a spectrum of issues.
Among the negative vibes in farming, it’s difficult to keep a macro perspective. The chart abovekeeps me focused on the big picture.
Q: An unfortunate side effect of the historic 2019 growing season is low test weight corn and poor condition of corn in storage.
It is hard for farmers to take electric vehicles (EVs) seriously. They are way too expensive, too alien to our mechanical expertise, and poorly adapted to our power and transportation needs.