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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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Become a Farm-focused Excel Master Today

We're excited to announce our Excel for Farmers Master Class. Most successful farms we've worked with have a numbers-based, profit-focused approach to their farm business. Spreadsheets are a key tool in achieving this. Join us for this 14-day, email-based course to take your farm spreadsheet skills to the next level.

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Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

In this blog post, we review the top 10 most visited posts on our blog in 2017. We're big believers that business owners, farmers obviously included, should always be seeking knowledge. That's why we make a point to write content that's more information than infomercial. More to come in 2018!

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Coming Soon! Business of Farming Podcast and Conference

We're excited to announce that we've started working on two new projects. We're launching a business-focused farm podcast as well as a online summit/conference. Stay tuned for more information!

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Farming Bigger Isn't Always Better

Farming bigger isn't always better. Learn from the success of a mid-size operator with a $10 million net worth.

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Landlord Negotiating Tips

In this post, we discuss ways in which farmers can incorporate sales and marketing techniques from other industries into their negotiations with landlords. The key lesson is to focus on the landlord's benefits not the details of the rent contract.

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Multiple Reports of Cash Rents Decreases for 2017

Cash rents for farmland are starting to come down for the 2017 growing season. Although it's early, we've been hearing daily reports of cash rent reductions. It's a trend that's likely to continue into winter.

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Harvest Profit's $10 Billion Goal

In this post, we discuss a seemingly crazy goal for Harvest Profit. We use logic and math to determine whether or not this goal is achievable. That same logic can be applied by farmers to produce big results.

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Which farm input cost has increased the most over the last 7 years?

In this blog post, we look which farm input expense has increased the most over the last 7 years. We also discuss how to protect our farm's bottom line from further increases.

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