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Find Your Grain Marketing "Strike Zone"

In this blog post, we talk about how MLB Hall of Fame player Ted Williams' hitting framework can be applied to your grain marketing. While grain marketing definitely has more variables involved than hitting, this is simple mental model that you can apply to your farm this year.

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Warning: Select Your AgTech Partners Carefully!

Farmers need to be careful when selecting which AgTech companies they choose to work with in their operations. Many farm management software businesses have raised significant amounts of venture capital. These businesses are often asked to grow faster than normal to achieve their investors' desired results leading to unsustainable losses. Select your AgTech partners carefully as there will be casualties in the years to come.

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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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Are you a top 20% farm manager?

In this blog post, we discuss an article by Dr. David Kohl where he outlines the need for farms to have intellectual capital not just financial capital. We also look into what you need to do to put your farm in the top 20% of operations when it comes to intellectual capital/farm management factor.

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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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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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