In a spin on ‘walk before you can run,’ Kristjan Hebert says that farmers need to focus on the data they already generate before thinking about large-scale data collection. Hebert, managing partner of Hebert Grain Ventures, says that farmers need to focus on understanding their own numbers such as debt servicing ratio and access and… Read More

Today on the RealAg Radio show, you’ll hear: A shoutout to our Mind Your Farm Business podcast; The latest in top ag news with RealAgriculture’s Jessika Guse; Saskatchewan farmer and speaker Kristjan Hebert discusses the importance of identifying risk and having an action plan; and Agricultural economist Brent Gloy speaks on margin compression. Have feedback?… Read More

Forget the silver bullet, whether it’s some nonexistent piece of machinery or the latest snake oil crop input. In reality, the key to boosting a farm’s bottom line is incremental improvements that add up. Kristjan Hebert (@kristjanhebert) is a farmer from Fairlight, Saskatchewan and a proponent of the “five percent rule” — a philosophy advanced by Danny Klinefelter of Texas A&M that stresses… Read More