You're Not Ready to Buy More Ground?

by Water Street Solutions July 17, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)Buying more farmland is an option when you're thinking about ways to increase production.  But there are other ways to add revenue to the bottom line and grow your business through lesser investments.  This week Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about adding irrigation on www.FarmFutures.com.  It's not an option in all areas, certainly, but it might be a consideration for you as you look to your future.  Run through the numbers with him by reading HERE.

Staying on Track

by Water Street Solutions July 17, 2012

dHeffta64It's easy to get buried in the duties of the day to day.  Prioritizing and living by those priorities takes work and discipline.  Dean Heffta, Senior Director of Development with Water Street Solutions talks with Dewey Nelson from KRVN about this.  Staying on Track Heffta AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Staying on Track

Smart Business Procedures Can Help Prevent Litigation

by Water Street Solutions July 13, 2012

ILAgrinews_2012_July_Smart business procedures can help prevent litigationYou probably never thought about this when you decided to start farming - but you might have foes out there that have nothing to do with Mother Nature or insects.  I'm talking about lawyers.  This month in Money Matters in Illinois AgriNews, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions walks you through some potential risks - and ways to take them off the table.  ILAgriNews_July 13 2012_Smart business procedures can help prevent litigation

More Opportunity Without More Land

by Water Street Solutions July 10, 2012

dHeffta64You may have decided you want to grow your operation, but the current price of farmland is making you nervous about debt.  Dean Heffta, Senior Director of Development at Water Street Solutions, talks today with Dewey Nelson from KRVN about some of the other opportunities out there.   More Opportunity Without More Land - Heffta AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: More Opportunity Without More Land

Volatility Can Be a Good Thing

by Water Street Solutions July 9, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)Forty cents up, twenty-five cents down, next day up, up, then down.  Big swings.  Hang on tight.  It's a weather market.  This week on www.farmfutures.com, Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about when you can feel more comfortable marketing in a weather market.  Read his post HERE.

What is Congress Doing About Estate Tax Laws?

by Water Street Solutions July 3, 2012

bMetzger64It might have fallen off the radar screen in Congress.  But it's still there.  At the end of this year the current set of estate tax exemptions will go away.  It was a temporary trade as the President was campaigning for more unemployment benefits a while back.  It's something you need to know about.  Here Ben Metzger, Director of the Legacy Planning Department at Water Street Solutions talks with Dewey Nelson from KRVNWhat is Congress Doing with the Estate Tax Laws Metzger AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: What is Congress Doing About Estate Tax Laws?

Adding Revenue Without Buying Farmland

by Water Street Solutions July 2, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)When we say we want to grow our operations, we're usually talking about more acres.  But it doesn't have to be like that.  Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions discusses the alternative this week in Finance First, his post on www.farmfutures.com.  Read it HERE.

Time Management on the Farm

by Water Street Solutions June 26, 2012

mGustafson64We all have a lot to do - and the case is probably worse for the independent farmer.  Your project list is a mile long, and even if you have employees, sometimes training is required to get the most accomplished with employees.  As Mike Gustafson, Chief Operating Officer of Water Street Solutions explains....you might be the one who needs some training.  Listen to the interview with Dewey Nelson from KRVN here.  Time Management on the Farm - Gustafson AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Time Management on the Farm

It's Time to Pay Attention to What Congress is Doing - Or Not Doing

by Water Street Solutions June 25, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)Estate planning is one of those things that always seems to get put on the back burner.  Well, there's a new sense of urgency on this issue, created by our friends in Washington.  For more, read this week's Finance First post by Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions on www.farmfutures.com.  Read it HERE.

Fair Weather Flying

by Water Street Solutions June 19, 2012

dHeffta64The volatility of the current weather market might make us think of flying in a storm.  We're getting tossed around by factors outside of our control.  Dean Heffta, Senior Director of Development with Water Street Solutions uses this analogy to help us think about the traits of a good market advisor.  He talks today with Dewey Nelson from KRVNFair Weather Flying Heffta AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Fair Weather Flying

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