Desired end states are statements that define where we want our business to be in the future.  |  File photo

Planning helps gain better understanding of the future

I wrote an article in November 2017 about two possible future states for farm families. One is the future shaped by what will happen simply as a matter of course. The other is the future formed by what farm families set out to purposefully work to accomplish. If your preference is with the latter, an […] Read more

Watch cash flow like a hawk when times get tougher

Canada’s Farm Progress Show just wrapped up in Regina for another year. It’s a great opportunity to talk to farmers from a pretty vast geography because they travel long distances to attend. I made a point of asking everyone I talked to how their crop looked. The general response was “pretty good, but could use […] Read more