Many areas of the eastern corn belt are far behind on planting progress, whether it's the first time this season, or round two. It's a tough decision, often made based on emotion. If you're looking for some advice, take a look at our new blog on www.farmfutures.com. It's called Finance First. Read it here.
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There's some benefit of not thinking and doing the same way as everyone else. Find out how to capture some of that benefit by reading Finance First this week on www.farmfutures.com. You can read it by clicking here.
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If you're looking for a business tune-up, it's on the agenda June 7th and 8th in Bettendorf, Iowa as Top Producer announces the agenda for its Summer Seminar. If you joined them in Chicago in January, you know the place was packed with top farmers from around the country wanting to work on their business and management skills. Because of high demand, the group has added an additional seminar. Two of our executives have been tapped to speak. Darren Frye, our President and CEO will talk Wednesday at 1:30 on The New Rules of Profitable Farming. Dean Heffta, Director of Development at Water Street Solutions will present The Seven Keys to Forging Farm Success at 11:00 that morning. Click here for the online agenda and registration.
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Sometimes we have such a hard time making a decision, that we just choose not to make a decision. It's called inaction and it has its own set of consequences. Water Street Solutions' President and CEO Darren Frye talks here with KRVN's Ken Rahjes about what this means to a producer. The Risk of Not Doing Anything - Frye AUDIO For the text of the interview, click here: The Risk of Not Doing Anything
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Expansion 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
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
Adding 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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There was a lot of good discussion earlier this month when Arlan Suderman, Market Analyst with Farm Futures sat down with Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions for a panel discussion at Commodity Classic. In this video, they talk about margin calls, limiting your view by only thinking about your own area, networking within agriculture and what's going on in the livestock sector.
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Definitely, there are some farmers doing better than others these days. Water Street Solutions' President and CEO Darren Frye says there could be a $500/acre profit difference between neighboring farmers based on how well management is handled. Take a look at this video from the recent Commodity Classic session, to understand some of the differentiators. Click HERE to watch. The video features Darren Frye, and Arlan Suderman of Farm Futures.
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It's easy enough to get stressed out during planting season, let alone a planting season with the markets behaving wildly. KRVN's Ken Rahjes talks here with Water Street Solutions' President and CEO Darren Frye about how to manage both.
Marketing Discipline - Frye AUDIO For the text of the interview, click here: Marketing Discipline
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