As a small business owner, you are responsible for paying taxes on what your business earns. But you only want to pay what you owe – no more and no less. What can you do to optimize your tax liability? Here are some tips that may help.
Joe and Erica Siler have a unique business raising beef cattle – and producing maple syrup. As a marketing specialist, it is exciting to see the power of social media marketing and how farmers like them use it to their advantage.
Good production numbers are great, but management skills are a must in today’s environment of tight margins and the endless pressures from third parties.
Assessing Legislation’s Impact on Your Family Farm Business
New farm legislation is being introduced in Congress or state legislatures. How do you get beyond the political sound bites and screaming headlines to understand what that legislation will truly mean for your family’s farm business?
Agriculture, like almost every other industry, is constantly evolving as new innovations develop and the world continues to change. Staying on top of the current agricultural trends can help your business thrive, and prepare for the changes that are moving the industry forward. Let’s take a look at several of the trends being discussed.
Being your own boss sounds glamorous, but what every business owner will tell you is that it takes more: more information, more planning, and more work. Getting insights from those who have not only been there but are continuing to drive success can be invaluable.
Western wildfires not only destroy pristine wilderness, but also represent a threat to large farms and ranches that operate in the area. Livestock, in particular, are vulnerable to injuries from wildfires, and the effects can be short-term or permanent.
As the third generation in agriculture, Ryan Drozd of Drozd Family Grain is busy producing more than row crops. He and his family are adding new stories, connections and opportunities to the family’s business.
The coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the way people across the world go about their lives. From a greater interest in outdoor activities to a sharper focus on mental health awareness, people are adjusting their lifestyles to reflect newfound, healthier preferences. Nowhere is this behavioral change more evident than in the food industry.