In this environment of tightening margins, a farm leader still needs to move the operation toward its goals. That can at times be difficult with finite resources and the pressure of the changing economic environment of agriculture. But as the economics change, so must the focus of the leader. It must be a multi-pronged focus, both on the broader macro-factors and on individual items on the farm such as the family & business relationships that run the operation, and the farm's financials.
In his latest interview with KRVN's Dewey Nelson, Water Street Account Manager Jason Ladman encourages farm leaders to look very closely at their books and continue keeping accurate and updated records. The numbers can help inform you where you can potentially affect large impacts by making only a few slight changes to operations. For more, listen to the entire interview below.