An idea is only good if it works. I know that statement may fall under the category of “Duh”, but when it comes to putting theory into practice on your farm, it has to be tailor made for YOUR farm and how you run it. Someone can say, “you need to cut costs”, but only you know what’s essential to your operation and what’s not. You don’t just need strategy, you need action.
The Ontario Soil & Crop Association‘s Advanced Farm Management Program is geared to take participating producers from a strategic plan for farm improvement to a workable action plan. The program is set in a group environment to foster useful feedback and is led by well known, knowledgeable people whose goal is to present strategic options to producers for on farm implementation. RealAgriculture spoke to Gerald Renkema of the Agricultural Management Institute about the program.
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