Farmers’ big decisions are more difficult today than ever, whether they are about crop diversification, developing a strategic business plan, or succession planning. How do America’s farmers tackle this challenge? AgAmerica surveyed farmers to find out.
Farms must be run more intelligently and strategically than ever before. By focusing on the farm as a business, not just a hobby or even a passion, growers can make strategic decisions to help grow their profits. Discover what other growers say about how they use business plans and make key decisions.
Growers who focus on the economic side of the business as much as they do on the agronomic side understand that crop diversification is important for financial health, too. How do you decide when to change crops and what to grow? Find out what other farmers are saying.
About 99 percent of U.S. farms are operated by families – individuals, family partnerships, or family corporations. With the family’s financial well-being so closely tied to the farm, it’s important to have a succession plan in place. Family dynamics, division of responsibilities, and goals of the younger generations all need to be considered.