Tag: input prices

How Low Can You Go: Trends in Input Prices

With farmers facing some of the most drastic swings in profitability in recent history and no changes to crop prices in sight, one of the key questions of 2016 is: how long will it take for production costs to correct? Historically, it takes about 5 years for input prices to adjust to changes in crop […]


Benchmarking from Granular: Are you Paying Too Much for Inputs?

In most industries, businesses compare themselves to their competitors every day. It happens as they compete for business (“Why did my competitor win that customer?”). It happens when employees move around the industry (“We did it this way at my last company”). It happens when competitors release information to the press or online. For companies of […]