Make Farm Legacy Planning Your New Year's Resolution

by Water Street Solutions December 28, 2011

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)It's definitely something that gets put off, because while it's important, we sometimes don't see the urgency.  In his weekly post on www.farmfutures.com, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about why you need to put legacy planning on the top of your list for 2012.  Read the post here.

The Importance of Trusted Relationships

by Water Street Solutions December 27, 2011

dFrye64At this time of the year we often take stock in our relationships.  Today let's think about our business relationships and if they have value on both ends.  Here Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks with Ken Rahjes from KRVN about achieving win-win in this game.  The Importance of Trusted Relationships - Frye AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: The Importance of Trusted Relationships

The Best Fit for Water Street Solutions

by Water Street Solutions December 22, 2011

Dave-Russell1You may have read a lot about us over the years....and wondered if your business could benefit from our services.  In this interview with Dave Russell from the Brownfield Network, Water Street Solutions' President and CEO Darren Frye talks about the kind of farmer that benefits the most from working with us.  Listen to that interview here.

What Landlords Really Want

by Water Street Solutions December 20, 2011

dFrye64One of the toughest parts of planning for the future of your farm typically has to do with rental ground.  It's an area where it's hard to feel like we have a lot of control over the process.  But that can change if we're pro-active, according to Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions.  Darren talks about it here with Ken Rahjes from KRVNWhat Landlords Really Want - Frye AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: What Landlords Really Want

Building Bonds with Landlords

by Water Street Solutions December 13, 2011

dHeffta64The future of your farm depends on what land you can farm.  Often times, that's a piece of the puzzle that seems to be a little out of our control.  Today Dean Heffta, Director of Development for Water Street Solutions talks with Ken Rahjes from KRVN about what you can do to strengthen the relationships with landlords, and therefore the chances that you'll be able to farm that land long term.  Building Bonds with Landlords - Heffta AUDIO

Two Important Gauges You Should Be Watching

by Water Street Solutions December 12, 2011

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)The fun part of farming for most of us is the outdoors, the production, making each year better than the one before.  Ultimately, where the rubber meets the road has more to do with the numbers on the spread sheet.  Indoors.  On the computer.  This week Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, talks about two of the most important financial gauges you should be watching indoors so that the outdoor part can continue to be fun.  He writes weekly for www.farmfutures.com and you can read his most recent post here.

Measure Your Financial Performance

by Water Street Solutions December 7, 2011

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)We measure all kinds of things on the farm.  We need to be writing a bunch of those down in the farm office.  This week on Finance First on www.farmfutures.com, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions, talks about what you need to be measuring and why.  Read the post here.

The Important Cash Rent Question

by Water Street Solutions December 6, 2011

dHeffta64One of the big decisions on the farm is what to pay for cash rent, especially when a certain piece of ground is really sought after.  Dean Heffta, Director of Development talks with Ken Rahjes from KRVN about some of the important considerations that go into this decision.  The Cash Rent Question - Heffta AUDIO

Darren Frye to Speak at Farm Futures Business Management Summit

by Water Street Solutions December 5, 2011

2012_bus_summit_dec_ad_750x220-rev111711Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions is one of the speakers at the 2012 Farm Futures Business Management Summit.  Frye will talk about the key behaviors that can move farmers toward greater business success.  In an additional session he'll discuss the key business numbers that you should be tracking.  For more information about the conference, click here.

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