COMMON GROUND BLOG

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Sep 6, 2016 |

Stand on Strong Financials

Farm operations are becoming more business-oriented. Today’s successful farmers are as good at financial management as they are at farming or ranching.

Sep 1, 2016 |

Forward Thinking, ‘No Surprises’ Are Keys to Lender Relationships

Maintaining good communication with lenders has become increasingly important as operating margins have tightened.

Aug 29, 2016 |

Adding Value to Your Operation and Your Skills

Many young farmers and ranchers have more time and energy than money when starting their operations.

Aug 26, 2016 |

Create a Network of Key Advisors and Partners

Experienced farmers know the value of good advisors and partners can be measured in a producer’s bottom line.

May 11, 2015 | The Business of Agriculture

Practical Wisdom for New Generation of Producers

FCSAmerica teamed up with Farm Journal to ask experienced farmers to share their best advice with young and beginning producers. The result is the AgWeb series, Practical Wisdom.

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