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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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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Re-Imagine Soil: How Are You Helping to Shape the Future of..
Each of us has our own story about food and farming and why these are important to us. While our stories may differ, our passion for soil he..
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The 2018 FamilyFarms Group Summer Conference was a Grand..
The 2018 FamilyFarms Group Summer Conference themed “Building a Strong Team” that was held in O’Fallon, Illinois on July 16 – 19 was a grand..
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Help My Family Farm! Defining Roles and Sticking to Them
With multiple areas of responsibility and specific functions that are performed only once each agricultural season, it is imperative that a ..
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Limited Capital Access as a Third Macro Factor in..
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Limited Capital Access as a Third Macro Factor in..
We’ve discussed farmer age and use of technology as macro factors in consolidation of row crop agriculture. This article and the next will l..
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Consolidation in Row Crops: Big Data As A Vital Source of..
If you’d like to catch up in the series discussing the major factors in row crop consolidation, check our previous articles discussing farme..
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Are You Keeping Your Digital Farm Information Safe?
With threats like ransomware, viruses, malware, hardware failure, user error, vandalism, theft, natural disaster, and disgruntled employees,..
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Does On-Farm Grain Storage Genuinely Add Value?
After three years of unprofitable grain production margins, it’s difficult to consider a significant capital project. Yet, when I interview ..
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Autonomous Equipment will be a Major Factor Driving Row..
If you’d like to catch up in the series discussing the major factors in row crop consolidation, check our previous articles discussing farme..
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Why Would We Focus on Keeping Families on the Farm?
After 51 years of dedicating my life to agriculture, I’ve developed a unique perspective and a wide network of information sources, and I ha..
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Marketing Your Family Farm—Not Just Your Crop
Like every industry in the United States, farming is growing and changing. With those changes came small farms that decided to go in a new d..
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6 Key Benefits of Choosing the Right Entity Structure
When setting up a business, whether it's a farm, a restaurant, or even a doctor’s office, the entity structure you choose is very important...
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2017 FamilyFarms Group Summer Conference a Huge Success!
The 2017 FamilyFarms Group Summer Conference, themed "The Farming Show Starring Jimmy O'Fallon," held in O'Fallon, Illinois on July 10-13 wa..
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