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  • Dec 1, 2015

    New farmer blues: How to position your farm business for tough times

    In tough economic times there is sometimes a tendency to ignore or deny reality and hope better times magically reappear. Instead, reach out and use the resources around you. Attend meetings and engage with your lender, supplier, and peers. Networking can be extremely useful in developing strategies and actions to navigate tough economic times....More
  • Nov 30, 2015

    Embrace change

    Leaders say change happens through growth over time. I hope we can all try to get outside our comfort zone. Taking that first step can lead to less fear and put us on the road to greater success....More
  • Nov 24, 2015

    Regulators’ impact on ag lenders

    The wildcard in this economic reset will not be your lender, the agribusiness industry, or government response; it is the regulator. Like many others in the industry, regulators are readying for headlines and stories of economic stress within various commodity groups. Their reaction to these headlines, however, will largely determine the ability of an individual producer or agribusiness to successfully obtain credit....More
  • Nov 17, 2015

    Lessons to learn from business closures outside of agriculture

    As the agriculture industry continues to reset, these stories should command particular attention. Changing trends and lack of accurate financials have the ability to shut down your profits. Business planning, monitoring and execution hold great power in your business success....More
  • Nov 10, 2015

    Caution advised on high land rental rates

    Two factors are leading some farm operators to be overly optimistic about crop income expectations for 2016, and is also resulting in some landlords being unwilling to reduce high cash rental rates for the 2016 crop year....More

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