Prepare your operation for 2017

Autumn on the farm is a busy time, but beyond your responsibility to get through the harvest, a farm leader is required to keep an eye toward the future and think about how the operation is going to move forward next crop season. Crafting your strategy for next year should include ideas to make your operation more efficient, competitive and focused.

Sometimes, looking at the future through the same eyes you had last year when you planned this year, it can be challenging to come up with new solutions. Darren Frye shares information about a unique learning opportunity this winter which can help farmers gain new insights to approach planning and problem solving with a refreshed perspective. Read all about it in this week's Finance First post on