Growers have a natural passion for the field. Many have grown up with farming as a way of life, and the generational knowledge they’ve received has centered on producing a healthy crop. Running the farm as a “business” has been less of a focus, and that’s left some operators unsure at times if they’re maximizing their Iowa farm’s ROI.
And with all the complexities of modern farming, even those with a more solid understanding of agricultural data and business can sometimes feel challenged to keep up. No one can be great at everything, and the combination of farming and business management can be difficult for a single person to master.
But in tight times like these, you have to be great in all areas to stay profitable – there’s no room for error either in the field or the office. The time has come when great farming also requires greatness in business.
So what’s the answer? We believe that, like the heads of many successful companies, you should have a dedicated, expert business coach.
Talk to an experienced farm advisor who can help you maximize your ROI and steer your business to success. Sure, you could go it alone, but why?