Who Should We Listen To?

by Water Street Solutions May 22, 2012

dHeffta64Sometimes we spend a lot of time gathering information to make a decision, and then we never actually get that decision made.  It could be because we never stop gathering information.  Dean Heffta, Senior Director of Development for Water Street Solutions talks about that today with Dewey Nelson from KRVNWho Should We Listen To Heffta AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Who Should We Listen To?

You Pay Baggage Fees Even Without Booking an Airline Trip

by Water Street Solutions May 22, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)"I'm not going to make that mistake again."  Well, that's usually wise to learn from our mistakes.  But we need to think about when our past mistakes have turned into nothing more than baggage.  Sometimes instead of learning from them, we're making them work against us by missing an opportunity, by closing up, by not considering a new idea.  Today Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about the cost of our baggage in his post on www.farmfutures.com.  You can read it HERE.

Core Values: The Heart of Every Successful Business

by Water Street Solutions May 17, 2012

ffu01 thumbnailOne of the important parts of how we operate at Water Street Solutions has to do with the core values we have identified.  We've started sharing the story of our core values and why we've found them to be important - with our clients when they come to events at our office.  And this month Farm Futures magazine wrote an article about that.  You can read it HERE.  It's on the cover, plus pages 14-17.

Are Farmers a Target for Lawsuits?

by Water Street Solutions May 15, 2012

dFrye64We're litigation crazy in this country and that adds some risk for farmers these days.  Explore what that means to you and how to minimize your risk by listening to this interview featuring Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions.  Dewey Nelson from KRVN is at the mic.  Are Farmers a Target for Lawsuits - Frye AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Are Farmers a Target for Lawsuits?

Who Should We Listen To?

by Water Street Solutions May 14, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)You've been there before.  You have to make a decision.  You consult a couple of friends.  And pretty soon you have SO many different opinions that you just can't decide.  It can be that way with marketing as well.  Today Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions explores analysis paralysis as it relates to you on the farm.  Read the article here.  

What If You Have to Replant?

by Water Street Solutions May 14, 2012

With some of the early planting of crops this year, followed by some of the storms we have seen, we'd like to remind you of the importance of contacting your agent PRIOR to any replanting.  You must notify your agent PRIOR to replanting.  Replanting is if you plant again with the same crop.  You also need to notify your agent if you decide to destroy a crop or replant a field with a different crop.  Each situation has its own set of rules that needs to be followed for insurance purposes. 

Are We Practicing Fiscal Responsibility on the Farm?

by Water Street Solutions May 8, 2012

dFrye64A critical part of managing financial success is pacing.  When there's a lot of income all of a sudden, that can be tricky.  When our income varies substantially from year to year, we have to plan for the tight years.  That's the case in agriculture.  Today Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about this with Dewey Nelson of KRVN.  Fiscal Responsibility and the 2012 Crop Year - Frye AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Fiscal Responsibility and the 2012 Crop Year

Are You Protecting Your Legacy from Risk?

by Water Street Solutions May 8, 2012

FarmFuturesLogoNEW (2)Have you ever heard of a SWOT analysis?  It's part of a planning process where you look at your business and outline your Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.  Today - we're going to focus on a particular threat that farmers have these days that can be minimized.  That threat is litigation.  Darren Frye, President and CEO of Water Street Solutions talks about this in today's Finance First post on www.farmfutures.com.  Read it here.

Strategic Thinking on the Farm

by Water Street Solutions May 1, 2012

dHeffta64Agriculture is an industry in flux.  That's why it's important to think about the future and plan for it, in order to thrive.  Water Street Solutions' Senior Director of Development Dean Heffta talks here with Dewey Nelson from KRVN about how to do that in our operations. Strategic Thinking of the Farm - Heffta AUDIO

For the text of the interview, click here: Strategic Thinking on the Farm

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