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Win-Win Farm Negotiations are Never Easy
What have I learned from negotiation on the farm? A lot, mostly from mistakes. I have failed many times in negotiating agreements from dealing with a meat packer to negotiating for finishing contract growers. I have decided haggling, holding out, and being a butt hole are all bad techniques.… Read more
Rest and farming usually do not go together. They seem to be like oil and water. But should it be that way?
Recently, I went on a week-long vacation with my wife. It was a cruise through the Caribbean. No email, no cell phone ($1.99/minute – What a deal?), no distractions, no appointments, no pigs, no PRRS or PEDV.… Read more
When you think Olympics what do you think about? Winning, medals, gold, years of work, global competition, the best, hope…
Winners never lose and losers never win is a lie.
An Olympic athlete is there to win. No Olympian would ever hold back his best personal performance in order to help others.… Read more