Take Advantage of Networking Opportunities

Members in FamilyFarms Group become part of a network comprised of forward-thinking, medium to large-sized family farm operations with similar goals and challenges. Here’s how you benefit:

  • Build trusted relationships in a confidential environment; other members are more than just other members! They become your sounding board, confidants, and friends – a benefit you won’t find anywhere else
  • Discover new opportunities; what are others doing that you’re not?
  • Hear what issues other family farms face and how they overcome those issues
  • Break free of the status-quo; the group challenges you to think outside the box
  • Go home with action plans to facilitate change

Get Comprehensive Agricultural Training and Peer Groups

Position your farm for continual improvement with training courses and events throughout the year. Designed specifically for row crop and livestock farms, training includes:

  • One-on-one coaching in person and online
  • Arm yourself with key new relationships and training in advanced peer groups specifically designed for general managers, operations managers, women in ag, agronomists, entrepreneurs, youth, parents in succession, financial specialists and more
  • Two yearly conferences
  • Over 30 online and in-classroom courses covering everything from agricultural business leadership and management, financials, risk, landowner relations, marketing, human resources, crop sales, leadership, and more

 

Assure Farm Safety and Compliance

Safety and compliance measures on farm ensures everyone working within your operation stays out of harm’s way while keeping your business legally compliant. We offer:

  • DOT and OSHA compliance and safety information
  • EPA Consulting (including SPCC, SARA Tier II, and RMP)
  • Consulting in case of an OSHA emergency
  • Crisis management and communication plans and assistance
  • Safety training recommendations
  • Checklists for assessments and vehicles
  • Pre-planting and pre-harvest safety meeting agendas and guidelines