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Farm Planning

Top 10 Tips in Agribusiness Analysis for a Sustainable Future in Farming

For most agribusiness operators, producing and/or processing products are almost second nature, but your success will also depend on great business management skills, not just being able to produce a good product!
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Special things you might find in an FFA jacket

There is no hiding the fact that FFA is a unique organization with unique circumstances. Where else in high school do you find castration tools and extra panty hose in the same place?
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

I Believe...

A special thank you to Kelsey Davidson, Agriculture Instructor and FFA Advisor at Holston High School in Damascus, VA for guest blogging for us during National FFA Week.
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Ag Resources

Being a Lifelong Learner in Agriculture

We can take a look at where we have been, where we are now, and know that we must be prepared for where we are headed. The speed of change is fast, especially when it comes to agriculture. It is hard...
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Farm Planning

Do We Have to Talk About Record-Keeping Systems?

This post is written by Dr. Alex White, Adjunct Professor – Dairy Science at Virginia Tech. You can reach Dr. White by email at axwhite@vt.edu. No one that I know (other than some accountants)...
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Young, Beginning, Small and Veteran Farmers

Ag Biz Planner Class Graduates!

All the hours, all the effort, all the conversations and all the brainstorming came to culmination two weeks ago in Raleigh, NC at the Ag Biz Planner Final Conference and Graduation.
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Farm Planning

Writing a Business Plan!

It is something that can strike dread in any small business owner’s heart but will deliver great rewards in the end, the BUSINESS PLAN!
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"Ag"-vocating

We Are Thankful...

We asked our Knowledge Center team what they are thankful for as we begin to wrap up 2019, here is what they had to say….
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"Ag"-vocating

Let's Talk Advocacy

Let's Talk "Ag"vocacy! Confession – “ag”vocacy is not a word that you will find in a dictionary. So what exactly are we talking about? Well…we’re talking about Advocating (show public support for or...
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Ag Resources

How Do You Get Your News? The New Buzz in Agriculture Media

In production agriculture we witness the ever-changing technologies that enable producers to increase efficiencies as well as yields in whatever commodity they are a part of.
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