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New Integration! Turn your Crop Budget into an In-Season Work Plan

You can now export your budgeted field activities from Harvest Profit into Operations Center’s Work Planner feature.

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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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My Favorite Farm Spreadsheet

In this blog post, we highlight a powerful farm analysis spreadsheet that we built. It allows you to perform Monte Carlo simulations on grain market prices. It's included in our Business of Farming course which we open once per 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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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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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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An Ag Lender's Thoughts on Successful Restructuring

In this blog post, we revist an uncomfortable topic: farm foreclosure and bankruptcy. In particular, we get feedback from an farm banker on how to maintain a successful farm-bank relationship during tough times. A collaborative relationship combined with sticking to past plans is the path to achieving a mutually-benefical farm debt restructuring.

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