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Custom Farming: Insourcing vs. Outsourcing

Understanding your cost is key to custom farming services – whether you are looking to hire to save money or offer services to generate revenue. In this month’s webinar, economists Brent Gloy and David Widmar are joined by retail commercial lender Rod Hartwig as they discuss the costs that producers need to factor into custom farming decisions. This includes the sometimes overlooked costs that need to be factored into good decision-making.

 
 

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