Farm Management Canada (FMC) and Wittman Consulting have released a fully revised and updated Building an Effective Farm Management System Guidebook, by farm management expert Dick Wittman. Following international success of the previous version released in 2004, Wittman and FMC consulted with farm management experts around the world to update the guidebook to reflect current trends in… Read More

Happy Thursday, and thanks again for joining us! On today’s show, you’ll hear: Top ag news, with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; Lyndsey Smith speaks with certified crop advisor Jennifer Doelman about soil resiliency; Bernard Tobin talks to farmer and business consultant Dick Wittman about professionalism on the farm; and A product spotlight with AGI’s Derek Johnson…. Read More

Why do family farm businesses fail? Quite often it’s not economics but rather family governance issues and relationship problems, says farmer and business consultant Dick Wittman. Many farms fail because operators don’t run the farm in a professional manner, says Wittman who learned plenty of valuable lessons managing a family-operated 20,000 acre crop, cattle, and… Read More

On Tuesday’s edition of RealAg Radio: Ontario field editor, Lyndsey Smith and news lead, Jessika Guse discuss the top ag news stories of the day; RealAg Radio host, Shaun Haney discusses farm succession with Idaho farmer and succession consultant, Dick Wittman. For the longer portion of the interview, click here; and, Ontario field editor, Bern Tobin… Read More