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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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".Read More »
In this blog post, we discuss a recent presentation that Dr. David Kohl gave on traits that he believes separate the top 20% vs. bottom 20% of farmers. We also add a few traits to his list.Read More »
Farming is a business with a ton of uncertainty. Producers can't let this uncertainty hamper their decision making. One way to add structure to the decision making process is to use the statistical concept of expected value when evaluating farm management decisions.Read More »