Make time today for future thinking

Well whaddaya know? August is nearly gone already. Before you get neck-deep in all that goes into this upcoming harvest season, this is a great time to slow down and focus on something that might not regularly occupy your mind during the normal course of operations the future.

It's easy to get weighed down by the everyday tasks you face in a farm leadership position. It's important, though, to not get entirely swallowed up by the operations side. Your farm needs you to define the shape of its future. What does your vision look like? How can you best spend your time in order to make the biggest positive impact on molding that future vision?

Darren Frye has some ideas about how to get intentional about focusing on the future of your farm, some vital questions to ask yourself, to get you moving on creating an appropriate action plan. Read all this in his latest Finance First blog post at