Farm Business: How Will Expansion Impact My Current Operation?

🕔Apr 10, 2018There are numerous motivations for farms to expand their businesses. Even in today’s environment of tight margins, many farms are exploring expansion options. When exploring these options, it is important […]

Farm Business: Pay Attention to the Details for Accurate Accounting

🕔Apr 9, 2018It was 2011. I was hired as an accountant to review a farm operation and its various operations: corn, soybeans, dairy, beef, hogs, and chickens. Corn and soybean prices were […]

Farm Business: Using Noncash Incentives for Employees – DTN

🕔Mar 23, 2018Performance and seniority awards don’t always have to come in the form of cash. You might consider noncash incentive plans to reward your best employees. The Limoneira Co., based in […]

Farm Business: Negotiating – Tips for Getting Unstuck

🕔Mar 19, 2018From buying new equipment to countering your child’s request to stay up another 20 minutes, everyone negotiates at some point. This is the second in a series of stories designed […]

Farm Growth: 8 Business Models to Consider

🕔Mar 5, 2018There are numerous motivations for farms to expand their businesses. Even in today’s environment of tight margins, many farms are exploring expansion options. When exploring these options, it is important […]

Farm Business: Looking for Top Employees? Upsize Your Web Presence. – DTN

🕔Feb 13, 2018Having a website and social media pages isn’t just for larger organizations — farms of all sizes can benefit. Whether you’re looking to hire additional labor, securing more land to […]

Farm Business: How Do I Finance Growth of My Operation?

🕔Feb 12, 2018There are numerous motivations for farms to expand their businesses. Even in today’s environment of tight margins, many farms are exploring expansion options. When exploring these options, it is important […]

Farm Business: Digital Farm Records Made Easy

🕔Feb 12, 2018Everyone knows the feeling. Boxes upon boxes fill up your garage, closet, attic, and about every other conceivable location, storing all those precious receipts and invoices. For the IRS you […]

Farm Business: Skills and Competencies Needed for Expansion

🕔Feb 5, 2018There are numerous motivations for farms to expand their businesses. Even in today’s environment of tight margins, many farms are exploring expansion options. When exploring these options, it is important […]

Illinois: Resilient Farm Roadshow Has 5 Meetings Planned for Feb.

🕔Feb 2, 2018Some of the habits of successful farm managers include being innovative and cost- conscious, and evaluating the returns on alternative technologies and investments. Cash flow management is key in preserving […]

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