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Six Steps to Better Farm Bookkeeping

In this guest blog post, Kris Hauswirth discusses some tips to help you manage you farm's bookkeeping and accounting. Farm accounting shouldn't simply be a task, it should be a farm management decision tool. But it tends to get put on the back burner. Check out these tips to get the most out of your farm accounting.

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Six Steps to Better Farm Bookkeeping

In this guest blog post, Kris Hauswirth discusses some tips to help you manage you farm's bookkeeping and accounting. Farm accounting shouldn't simply be a task, it should be a farm management decision tool. But it tends to get put on the back burner. Check out these tips to get the most out of your farm accounting.

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Webinar Replay: The 5% Rule w/ Kristjan Hebert

In this blog post, we provide a replay of webinar we hosted with Kristjan Hebert on "The 5% Rule". In farming, small improvements to yield, price, and expenses can easily lead to 100%+ increases in your farm's profitability.

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Find Your Grain Marketing "Strike Zone"

In this blog post, we talk about how MLB Hall of Fame player Ted Williams' hitting framework can be applied to your grain marketing. While grain marketing definitely has more variables involved than hitting, this is simple mental model that you can apply to your farm this year.

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It's True, The Market Doesn't Care About Your Farm's Breakeven

In this blog post, I discuss how "the market" doesn't care about your farm's breakeven. I dig into why you should ignore that statement when making management decisions on your farm.

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Connecting Working Capital and Grain Marketing

In this blog post, guest author Cullen Wilson discusses the importance of working capital the need to track it regularly on your farm. Tracking working capital enables a different metric to judge your grain marketing and can be an effective "trigger".

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A Simple Formula for Higher Farm Profits: The 5% Rule

Small changes can lead to large increases in farm profitability. Farms should focus on making incremental improvements to yield and price while reducing overhead expenses. This ROI-focused approach is a key step in building a successful business, farm businesses included.

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The Power of Not Making Stupid [Farm] Decisions

In this blog post, we discuss a famous quote from Charlie Munger and it's application to farming. The key takeaway here is that if you're an amateur, you should avoid making costly mistakes vs. trying to make brilliant decisions.

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Farm Management Decisions: The Curse of a Small Sample Size

In this blog post, we discuss the results of a recent on-farm test we came across. In addition, we talk about how farmers need to objectively evaluate the factors impacting an on-farm test before giving it a "pass/fail" grade.

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