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Consultant: Budgeting is critical during ag’s current downturn

Consultant: Budgeting is critical during ag’s current downturn
Chris Barron, a consultant with Ag View Solutions, says tight budgeting is the key to weathering the current downturn in the farm economy.

Although farmers can’t know everything that’s bound to happen in 2018 — weather, commodity prices, etc., — they can be in control over many items within their budget.

Chris Barron, a consultant with Ag View Solutions, an ag marketing consultant firm based in Rowley said commodity prices have farmers wondering how they will manage their margins a little closer in 2018.

“We may want to start reconsidering how we do business,” Barron said during an educational seminar at the Iowa Farm...




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