Value Stream Mapping
September 24, 2015 | Posted in Blog
Do you know how you farm? That’s a question farmers should ask themselves when looking to improve how they manage their operations. One of the ways farmers can answer the question is to create a Value Stream Map (VSM). Quite simply, VSM is a way to…READ MORE
Want to Build Your Farm Business? Invest in Yourself.
August 28, 2015 | Posted in Blog
What should you invest in to make your farm or agribusiness more successful? When we pose that question, the conversation typically turns to the need for things like better iron (a new tractor or new combine), or upgrading computers and business management software. Human resources and…READ MORE
It’s time for more eLearning in agriculture
July 06, 2015 | Posted in Agriculture
Traditionally, technology transfer in agriculture has consisted of clusters of summer crop tours and winter meetings. That’s when farmers get the scoop on new seed varieties, agronomic developments and new regulations impacting their operation. It`s also an opportunity to update skills and compliance for such things…READ MORE
How Can Agribusiness Tell The Farming Story?
May 05, 2015 | Posted in Blog
For many years agriculture and food communicators have been trumpeting the fact that “we’re feeding the world” as a lead message to consumers in efforts to build support for modern agricultural production methods and technologies. But new research from the US-based Center for Food Integrity (CFI)…READ MORE