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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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The Week of Greeks Podcast Series

In this blog post, we share with you a recent podcast series we released where we discuss option pricing and "the Greeks". We also talked a lot about how the Greeks can be more broadly applied to you farm management decisions.

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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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Six Steps to Better Farm Bookkeeping

In this guest blog post, Kris Hauswirth discusses some tips to help you manage you farm's bookkeeping and accounting. Farm accounting shouldn't simply be a task, it should be a farm management decision tool. But it tends to get put on the back burner. Check out these tips to get the most out of your farm accounting.

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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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Using Farm Management Software to Manage a 50/50 Crop Share

In this blog post, we show you how you can use Harvest Profit to track the financial impacts of 50/50 crop shares on your farm. From input usage to cost of production tracking, we allow you to easily track these structures for you and your landlords.

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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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Q&A with a Farm Restructuring Expert

In this blog post, we discuss an uncomfortable topic: farm foreclosure and bankruptcy. We'd be pulling wool over our eyes if we didn't face the fact that there are going to be plenty of tough conversations between farmers and bankers in the coming months and years. This blog post provides actionable advice surrounding farm foreclosure, farm restructuring, and farm bankruptcy.

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Connecting Working Capital and Grain Marketing

In this blog post, guest author Cullen Wilson discusses the importance of working capital the need to track it regularly on your farm. Tracking working capital enables a different metric to judge your grain marketing and can be an effective "trigger".

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