Find ways to sweeten the pot and stay competitive

Are you finding it difficult as a young farmer to compete with the big guys when it comes to vying for new land? Water Street CEO Darren Frye runs down a list of things you can do to demonstrate to landlords why you bring more than just cash rent to the table. Show them your value as a renter and business partner. Do your homework to really give that "wow factor" and make yourself the obvious choice.

Read all about it in Darren's Finance First column at