CropWeek 2010 – Gary Pike – A Closer Look at 2010 in Agriculture

Gary Pike is the founder of the Pike Management Group and has a fabulous reputation for helping farmers become more efficient, productive and profitable.  I know several farmers that are members of Gary’s group and speak very highly of his data platform and business management advice.  As many of you are experiencing, farming has become a business and is no longer just about production.  In order to be a successful farmer you must have all the same business and management skills that it takes to run any other business.

I asked Gary what he thinks will happen with cropping intentions, interest rates and the currency in 2010. We also chat about what he is seeing as the characteristics of the most successful farmers.

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Shaun Haney

Shaun grew up on a family seed farm in Southern Alberta. Haney Farms produces, conditions and retails wheat, barley, canola and corn seed. Shaun Haney is the founder of RealAgriculture.com. @shaunhaney

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