Cheryl has been an editor at Successful Farming since 1979.
The 2019 Purdue Farmland Value Survey shows that average-quality land declined 0.9% from June 2018 to June 2019.
Flooding had submerged this town of 1,200 about 50 miles northwest of Omaha, Nebraska, two weeks before 30 volunteers from Ohio’s Rural America Relief arrived.
In this current environment of low margins and high volatility, it’s all about managing around the uncontrollables.
In tight times, invest in employee satisfaction.
The need for strategic investments in infrastructure must be driven home by a farmer-led initiative.
Trends show operations are getting larger, but some farmers are breaking the mold to remain medium size.