Important to Grow Farm Size in a Strategic Way

by Water Street Solutions April 29, 2011

IN Agrinews 12- April 2011Expansion may seem a no brainer if you've managed to do some things right in these times of opportunity and generate extra cash.  But growing the size of your operation can be done right and it can be done wrong.  In this article, Water Street Solutions' President and CEO Darren Frye talks about both ways - and some of the ramifications of each.  To read this article, click here.  IN Agrinews April 29 2011

Having a Vision and Mission for Your Farm

by Kim Lang April 26, 2011

mGustafson64 Moving a farming business forward takes a lot of thought and planning, in addition to all of the hard work.  One great exercise to add to your management processes is the development of a Vision and a Mission for your farm.  KRVN's Ken Rahjes talks here with Water Street Solutions' Chief Operating Officer Mike Gustafson about the importance of having these in place.

Having a Vision and Mission for Your Farm - Gustafson AUDIO  For the text of the interview, click here:  Having a Vision and Mission for Your Farm

Growing Your Farm Strategically - Part 2

by Kim Lang April 19, 2011

dFrye64 new blue When is the right time to grow your farming operation?  It's a good idea to have a plan, know the numbers, and work the plan.  Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions fills in the rest with KRVN's Ken Rahjes.

Growing Your Farm Strategically Part 2 - Frye AUDIO  For the text of the interview, click here:  Growing Your Farm Strategically Part 2

Growing Your Farm Strategically

by Kim Lang April 12, 2011

dFrye64 new blue Growing the size of your farm might seem like a no brainer, especially when prices are strong and more land becomes available.  But there are steps that you should be taking to make sure your financial position stays strong even if the picture isn't always as rosy as it looks at the moment.  Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks here with KRVN's Ken Rahjes about the how to make sure growth plans don't put you at risk.  

Growing Your Farm Strategically - Frye AUDIO  For the text of the interview, click here:  Growing Your Farm Strategically

A Solid Start for a Young Farmer

by Water Street Solutions April 5, 2011

dFrye64 new blue Entering farming these days is a little more intimidating than it was one or two decades ago. Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, has guidance for young people looking to get started. He talks here with KRVN's Ken Rahjes.

A Solid Start for a Young Farmer - Frye AUDIO For the text of the interview, click here: A Solid Start for a Young Farmer

Should I Build Bins?

by Water Street Solutions April 4, 2011

Darren R Frye July 2010Adding grain storage to an operation is one of those financial decisions that should be made starting with a feasibility study.  Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, and Arlan Suderman, Market Analyst at Farm Futures, spoke on a panel at Commodity Classic in March about the considerations that should go into adding storage capacity.  See the discussion on this video.

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