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New Software Feature: Custom Crop Shares

In this blog post, we show you a new feature we added to Harvest Profit's farm management software: custom crop share structures. This feature allows you to create custom structures and view the impact on your field-by-field profitability.

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Webinar Replay: Basis Contracts - The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

We recently hosted a webinar to discuss basis contracts as a part of a farm's grain marketing plan. They are a valuable tool but can lead to unfortunate outcomes if not managed correctly. Watch our replay, to see what conditions to watch out for when evaluating basis contracts.

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Podcast Interview: Being a Small Fish in a Big (AgTech) Pond

Harvest Profit's founder, Nick Horob, was interviewed on the Future of Agriculture podcast recently. On it, Nick and the host discuss the current state of AgTech, what it's like to self-fund a farm software business, and what does Randy Dowdy know about growing corn in Minnesota!

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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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3 Lessons on Farm Decision-Making From a Poker Champion

In this blog post, we share with you a video on probability-based decision making from professional poker play Liv Boeree. Her thoughts are highly applicable to farm management decision making, given the uncertainty involved with farming.

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Be Cautious With Exotic Grain Marketing Contracts

In this blog post, we discuss the dangers of exotic grain marketing contracts. They often sound great on the day they are presented to producers but they come with a lot uncertainty. This uncertainty can lead to producers passing up profitable grain marketing opportunities. Remember, there's no free lunch in grain marketing.

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Video: Prevented Planting Scenario Analysis

In this blog post, we present a video where we show you some detailed farm scenario analysis. Specifically, we use Harvest Profit's farm management software platform to do a prevented planting crop insurance analysis. Every farm is unique and there is no "one-size-fits-all" scenarios for most operations. Put tools and systems in place that work for your farm!

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Five Keys for Communicating with Your Farm's Lender

In this guest blog post, we discuss five key considerations farmers need to keep in mind when meeting with their farm's banker. A solid farmer-lender relationship is key in today's capital intensive ag economy.

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Updated: 25+ Sources of Crop Cost of Production Data

Tracking, measuring, and optimizing your crop's cost of production is key for any farm business. In this post, we list many different sources of crop cost of production estimates for individual states and provinces.

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