Leadership & Development
Everyone makes decisions their own way - but are there best practices that farmers can adapt and apply? A farmer, a consultant and a professor each share their methods.
How asking – “what if?” and “says who?” – can help you challenge your farm’s status quo and become a better problem solver.
Brooke McNeil and Katie McCallum are pursuing very specific goals: feeding a growing world population and empowering other farmers with research knowledge.
Many problems have simple solutions if you look at them in a different way. Here's how changing your perspective can do make you a better problem solver.
Three producers from across the country explain what leadership and development training has had the most impact on them and their farms.
A business management team can be an advantage, but just a minority of producers builds one.
Change management practices can make or break a new direction for any business.
Meetings within an operation can play a critical role in effective communication and long-term success of a farm business.
A life in agriculture takes passion, commitment and a lot of courage. Here are a few other pieces of advice to help you realize your farm dream.
Family farm. The name says it all. Some, if not all, workers involved in farms across the country are members of the same family.