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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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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Brand Your Farm Business (Not Just Your Cattle)
Most of the time, the first thing that comes to mind when farmers and ranchers hear the word “branding” is a cattle brand. Whether you think..
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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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 Top 10 Reasons It's Time to Consider Ag Consulting
Have you ever asked yourself if your family needs an agricultural consultant to help through some of your important farm decisions or transi..
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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 Are Some Family Farms Resisting Technology? And How..
If you’re following along in the series about consolidation in the row crop industry, last week we posted about farmer age as the first fact..
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“Where Have All the Young Men Gone?” Aging Farmers as a..
I hope you had the opportunity to read my introductory article on consolidation in the row crop industry. Entitled “Why Would We Focus on Ke..
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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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Will Benchmarking Improve Your Farm & Make You Money? You..
FamilyFarms Group is a strong proponent of benchmarking, and we encourage our members to benchmark many aspects of their family farm busines..
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Adding Organic to Large-Scale Farms
The Wallendal family shares practical advice that's helped their family farm transition into organic.
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Building Strong Family & Business Relationships on the Farm
Working with your family all day every day is not an easy task. The key to running a successful business while maintaining family harmony is..
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