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Article: Flex Rents Need to Benefit Both Parties

In this blog post, I point you to an article that summarizes some thoughts I have on flex rents. They are great contracts but they need to be mutually beneficial and negotiated with that in mind.

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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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Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

In this blog post, we show you the top 10 most visited posts on our blog in 2018. From farm management software to grain marketing to capital allocation to behavioral finance, our goal is simple: to add value to your operation!

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Webinar Replay: Farm Management Software Demo

We recently demo-ed our farm management software product in a webinar, because managing a farm is hard. Today's farmer wears many hats and is faced with unprecedented input and commodity price volatility.

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Webinar Replay: Grain Marketing is a Not One-Size-Fits-All Activity

In this blog post, we present a webinar that we put on recently that discusses how grain marketing is not a one-size-fits-all activity. We also discuss the role that different strategies, advisors, and farm management software can play in your overall grain marketing plan.

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13 Biases That Screw Up Farm Management Decisions - Part 4

This is the final blog post in our initial series on how cognitive biases can wreak havoc with farm management decision making. Research suggests that we aren’t as rational of thinkers as we think we are. That can be especially true in an industry such as farming where so many factors influencing your financial outcome (weather, grain markets, etc) are outside of your control.

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