Share your appreciation ... it matters
Relationships suffer when someone discovers that decisions are being made by others that affect their happiness and well-being, yet they are not allowed to have input in those decisions. FULL STORY »
Show your legislator a good time
We are seemingly at the mercy of new legislation to make America “green,” free ourselves of workers that want to work, and measures that tax wholesale producers when they purchase retail goods. FULL STORY »
One lender or more?
Decades ago, I was a loan officer for an agricultural lending institution. One of the practices of this lender was to strongly encourage (require) borrowers not to split their lines of credit across multiple lenders. FULL STORY »
Farming operations are somewhat unique in that they are typically businesses where family members serve as both the employees of the business (labor and management) and the owners. FULL STORY »
Family harmony vs. family conflicts
When family members work together in a multi-generation dairy farm, some families are surrounded by harmony while other families seem to struggle from trying to resolve one conflict after another. Why is this? There are a number of reasons, but here are a few points to consider. FULL STORY »
Now is not the time for team cuts
The easiest cut is that big line-item, management-team cost. This is a cut that does not show immediate results, but can have a big impact on your business. FULL STORY »
- “Ag-gag” laws in the news
- Conventional agriculture winning some, losing some in culture war
- Can genomics, OPU and IVF take the industry to the 'next level?'
- Monsanto opens search for 2014 "Farm Mom of the Year"
- School breakfasts celebrated from coast to coast
- California February 4a/4b prices new record highs
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