Tag: cost of production

How to Better Work With Lenders

The ongoing business relationship farm businesses have with their lending institution has become a competitive advantage for today’s farms. It takes a lot of capital to run a farm, and most farms don’t have it on-hand. Even after all we’ve read about banking situations gone south, successful farmers still recognize that bankers are a valuable […]


From the Office to the Field: Managing Operational Efficiency

I grew up on a grain farm in northern Illinois and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural and Consumer Economics from the University of Illinois.  After college I took a job with an ag consulting firm in Indianapolis where I worked on market research and strategic planning projects.  I made the move to Granular because […]