Maximize Your Crop Sales

Farm Land Services

Managing risks and successful crop sales in a constantly changing industry inevitably provides unique challenges for grain and livestock operations. Get coaching, advice, and guidance tailored to your operation. For questions about grain markets and sales contracts, your own grain market resource is a phone call away:

  • Futures and options charts and studies
  • Open, honest answers to market situations using “Ask a Merchandiser” feature
  • Review contract parameters of older and newer grain contract types
  • Analysis of vague settlement details
  • Annual subscription to selected market newsletters
  • Help in researching Added Value contract opportunities

Members also have access to two highly knowledgeable crop advisor partner firms at reduced cost, with online, downloadable access to your reports whenever you want it.

  • Training to write your own crop sales plan
  • Access to up-to-date crop sales information
  • Risk management considerations
  • Analysis of your true cost of production and break-even point
  • Balancing of marketing decisions with cash flow needs
  • Integration of crop insurance

 

Build a Business Marketing Strategy for Your Farm

Keeping Your Land

Attracting specialty crop contracts, attracting landowners, recruiting new employees, and having a reputable brand for lender and community relations are just a few of the benefits of marketing your farm business.

Market your farm with:

  • Branding strategy and development
  • Marketing materials (logo, business cards, letterhead, brochures, newsletters, infographics, sell sheets, apparel)
  • Messaging and content creation
  • Marketing and business development plan
  • Website consultation and guidance
  • Social media guidance

Maintain and Grow Acreage

Growing Your Acreage

A rule of thumb to follow is to get better before you get bigger. Improving your processes to enhance the land and relationships you already have will set you on the right track. Growth naturally follows.

  • Comprehensive, 20-point landowner relations program
  • Lease review and renegotiation
  • Acreage growth trainings with implementation assistance
  • Mergers, acquisitions, and collaborations with other farms
  • Land investor contacts
  • Renting land and negotiating rates
  • Strategize prospect meetings