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No Regret Crop Marketing: 3 Mindsets to Reduce the Emotion of Regret

In this blog post, guest author Cullen Wilson discusses how to fight the always present emotion of regret when making grain marketing decisions. He focuses on how you can apply the work of Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman to help you overcome the impact of regret.

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No Regret Crop Marketing: 3 Mindsets to Reduce the Emotion of Regret

In this blog post, guest author Cullen Wilson discusses how to fight the always present emotion of regret when making grain marketing decisions. He focuses on how you can apply the work of Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman to help you overcome the impact of regret.

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12-Step Framework for Evaluating New Farms

In this blog post, we discuss a decision framework to use when analyzing farm rent opportunities. From filtering out biases that can trip you up to using farm management software to help with your analysis, we touch base on all aspects of analyzing new farms for rent.

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You Need a Farm Equipment Replacement Gameplan

In this blog post, we discuss how farms can improve their long-term net worth with strategic capital expenditure planning. Farming is a big business. Farmers need to apply "big business thinking" into their operations.

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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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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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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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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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Are you a top 20% farm manager?

In this blog post, we discuss an article by Dr. David Kohl where he outlines the need for farms to have intellectual capital not just financial capital. We also look into what you need to do to put your farm in the top 20% of operations when it comes to intellectual capital/farm management factor.

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