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The Nobility of Farming

The Nobility of Farming

What is nobility?

It is decency. It is dignity. It is goodness. (I am not referring to aristocrats.)

Is that a weird word for farming? Maybe…maybe not.

Hold on.

I usually think of other noble jobs, careers and industries first.  I think about people like missionaries, social workers, teachers and other “good” jobs.… Read more

What if the farmers of the world…

What if the farmers of the world...

“What if” questions are dangerous. They can inspire. They can expose weakness. Most people avoid such questions. Some ask them, but never answer them. I bet you ask these questions all the time.

A Dangerous Question for Farm Leaders

What if you stood up for what’s right more often on the farm than when it’s convenient?… Read more

Fired! 4 Tips to Firing Consultants on the Farm: Part 3 of 3

4 Tips to Firing Consultants on the Farm

Firing is Never Easy Inside the Farm or Outside

There’s nothing harder than firing someone on the farm. They are an insider; it is like losing a family member. So, you would think it would be easier to fire an outsider.… Read more