All farms, regardless of size or type, are vulnerable to disaster. Like other business owners, farmers should have plans in place that address what to do when disaster strikes. Here are some guidelines for developing a plan.
After graduating from Iowa State University in 1998, Dave Hommel wanted to go back to Eldora, Iowa, and farm in partnership with his dad, Tim. After attending seminars for two years about planning for farm succession, the Hommels crafted a partnership that
When Kyle Barlow graduated from Purdue University in 2003, he headed home to farm, just like hundreds of other ag school graduates across the country. But that's where the similarities end, because in Kyle's case there was nobody waiting for him at the fam