Farm Growth: How to Evaluate the Options – 6 Criteria

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🕔Jan 18, 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 […]

Texas: Online Ag Business Startup School to Begin Feb. 18

🕔Jan 8, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others will present the Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch online school for agricultural business startups from Feb. 18- May 12. “This course […]

Farm Business Management: Growth Options – 9 Questions to Ask Yourself

🕔Nov 6, 2017There 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 […]

Alabama: 9 Ag Outlook Meetings Scheduled Dec.-Feb.

🕔Nov 6, 2017The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will hold a series of Alabama Agriculture Outlook meetings across the state in December and January. The Farm and Agribusiness Management team will update farmers, producers and agribusiness […]

California: Farm Labor Management Workshops Scheduled in February

🕔Jan 6, 2017UC Cooperative Extension will hold workshops in Temecula Feb. 1 and 2 to help California farmers facing agriculture labor challenges stemming from wage and hour laws, joint liability, worker protection, […]

Alabama: Farm Diversification Spreads Risk

🕔Dec 9, 2016Farm diversification is an important farm management practice producers use to maximize profits and reduce risks. What is Farm Diversification? Diversification is “the attempt to capture market gains and reduce […]

Texas: Corn Growers Conference, Austin, Jan. 3-5

🕔Dec 9, 2016A farm’s profit can be influenced by many unpredictable factors, but is fundamentally impacted by management decisions made by the farmer. Texas Corn Producers (TCP) invites corn farmers to its […]

Kansas: 2015 Net Farm Income Down Dramatically

🕔Dec 2, 2016Returns to farming tend to be cyclical in nature so it’s no surprise that a run-up in commodity prices and land values in 2008 to 2013 would be followed by […]

Farm Management: Accrual Is Better – How To Transition To It – DTN

🕔Nov 1, 2016For nearly 40 years, I’ve pushed the need to use accrual adjusted income rather than cash basis income to evaluate a business’s true profitability and cost of production. Accrual often […]

Texas: Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show, Nov. 29-Dec. 1

🕔Oct 27, 2016The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be offering something a little different at this year’s Panhandle Farm and Ranch Management Symposium during the Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show, Nov. […]

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