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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Before You Hire an Ag Consultant for Your Farm
Farm owners need every edge and advantage they can find, especially in these days of economic volatility and changing dynamics. Many farm ow..
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The Importance of Planning Ahead for Grain Sales
You don’t need a crystal ball to plan all of your crop sales decisions. For many producers, the availability (or shortage) of grain storage ..
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Legacy—Is Captive Insurance Right for You?
Captive insurance is a form of self-insurance in which a business (or group of businesses) creates a subsidiary insurance company. The insur..
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Why Farmers Choose FamilyFarms Group
 
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Re-Imagine Soil: Sustainable Agriculture
How Are You Helping Shape the Future of Sustainable Agriculture? Each of us has our own story about food and farming and why these are impor..
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The Value of Attending a FamilyFarms Group Conference
In January, FamilyFarms Group will host its winter conference, offering attendees the opportunity to come together to learn from each other’..
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