FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 10, 2022 Contact: Cassidy Dellorto-Blackwell Email: email@example.com Phone: 217-840-2128 x5 Grow Your Farm Business! Launch your cottage food or value-added farm enterprise. Farmers know that their margins are tight. That’s why finding ways to increase efficiency, decrease waste, and capture a greater market share are so important. Developing and marketing value-added or […]
by Katie Funk and Jeff Hake, Funks Grove Heritage Fruits and Grains We were supposed to present at a workshop last week, hosted by The Land Connection and led by Farm Commons. At the root of this workshop was risk management: forecasting and evaluating risks and then taking steps to minimize their impact. The topics […]
By Art Littlefield In conjunction with Lincoln Financial Advisors Agribusiness Services Last month’s article, “Planning For Stepping Back – Part I”, highlighted nine topics that should be given careful consideration so you increase the likelihood of a relaxing and comfortable “retirement” while any unavoidable stress is kept to a minimum. In case you missed Part […]
Submitted by Cara Cummings on Mon, 05/02/2016 – 5:44pm I traveled to Fort Worth, Texas last week to attend a training for 2016 Extension Risk Management project directors. The Land Connection was awarded a risk management grant for a project titled Risk Management for Illinois Farmers Transitioning to Organic and Identity-Preserved Crop Production, but I’m […]
Financial Risk Management for Specialty Crop Producers was developed to provide an in-depth exploration of maintaining, refining, and growing a farm business. It is designed specifically for specialty crop producers with a few years of experience running a farm business, though the information is applicable to farmers at many stages of development. Written by experienced […]
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