Market Facilitation Program Details
On July 25, 2019, USDA announced more details of the Market Facilitation Program (MFP), a $16 billion-dollar package created to assist produ..
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Farm Service Agency (FSA) Substantive Change Rules Updates
On July 17, 2019 the FSA issued Notice PL-283 which provide clarification and updates around the applicability of Substantive Change for 201..
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Hiring the Right People When You Need Them
Your farm needs to hire someone right now!
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How Can You Retain Quality Farm Employees?
Of the many struggles FamilyFarms Group members face in the agricultural industry, how to attract and retain quality employees is at the top..
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Get Personalized Guidance for Any Family Farm with..
Family Farms has always worked to keep families on the farm. While our mission and core values remain the same, our new CEO, Shari Rogge-Fid..
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Crop Sales Considerations—Grain Elevator Programs
For a number of important reasons, Family Farms, LLC recommends working closely with a crop sales advisor. Nonetheless, a producer must be c..
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Blockchain—Building Trust in the Food Supply Chain
As food security becomes more and more important to consumers, “blockchain” has become one of the hottest buzzwords in agricultural markets...
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How to Successfully Manage Farm Debt
To effectively manage your farm debt, all pertinent financial information must be current. When assessing your farm’s debt, be sure you’re a..
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Farm Profitability and Liquidity
For your farm business to be successful, it’s important that you understand how to measure its financial performance. One way to do this is ..
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Optimizing the Structure of Your Farm Business
Define your goals for your family farm. Structuring your business can be complicated and confusing, especially if you have various professio..
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Read This Before Applying for Your Next Farm Loan—Part 2
Based on benchmarking that FamilyFarms Group conducted in 2018 and our long history of working with farm owners and their finances, we’ve co..
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Capitalism as a Force for Good for Family Farms
Gratitude Railroad For the last few years, I have attended the Gratitude Railroad Investor Retreat in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah. Best gu..
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"Make Your Mark" FamilyFarms Group Winter Conference Recap
The 2019 FamilyFarms Group Winter Conference, with the theme “Make Your Mark,” was held in Richardson, Texas on January 29 – February 1 and ..
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Read This Before Applying for Your Next Farm Loan—Part 1
In 2018, FamilyFarms Group conducted some simple benchmarking using the operating loans of about 60 of our members.  A variety of things sto..
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If All Else Fails—How to Discharge Effectively and..
When questions arise about an employee’s fit, decisions are best made promptly and proactively. Ask yourself, “Have we communicated with the..
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2019 Farm Bill: How Will It Affect YOU and YOUR FARMING..
The New Farm Bill, to the tune of $867 Billion, does these things:
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