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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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Marketing Your Grain in the Top Third is a Poor Goal

In this blog post, we discuss our opinion that marketing your grain in the top third of the market is a poor goal. You're likely thinking, "that doesn't make any sense!". We think you should select goals that allow you to make proactive, not reactive, grain marketing decisions.

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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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Can farmers outperform their neighbors?

In this blog post, we discuss how farm management decisions can lead to farms outperforming their neighboring peers. The University of Illinois has released a study showing certain farms out perform their peers over the long run. We also offer you specific thoughts and ideas you can put in place to enhance your farm management.

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Updated: What's your farm's highest ROI? Answers from 212 farmers

We recently asked a bunch of farmers for their highest ROI activity/practice/investment over the last few years. In this blog post, we give you 194 answers as well as the location of each farmer.

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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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Webinar Replay: "Farming in Bets" with Annie Duke

We recently hosted a webinar with ex-professional poker play and author Annie Duke. Annie is the author of Thinking in Bets: Making Smarter Decisions When You Don’t Have All the Facts. Her approach to decision making is highly applicable to the uncertain decisions you face on your farm.

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