NEWS
Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Danny Klinefelter DTN Farm Business Advisor
Mon Dec 16, 2013 11:38 AM CST

About every 15 years, I've written an article dealing with victimism. The basic issue is that a lot of people waste time and energy feeling sorry for themselves and blaming others or circumstances for their lack of success rather than trying to learn how to do better or being willing to do things differently. Dr. Haddon Robinson once said, "If you want to get rich, invest in victimization. It is America's fastest growing industry."

I often describe it as the "coffee shop syndrome." There is obviously nothing wrong with getting together with your peers at the coffee shop or local ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
Ag Interest Rate Snapshot
Minding Ag's Business
Minding Ag's Business
USDA Eyes Rural Investment
Adverse Weather Hurts DuPont Earnings
Cost of Carry Calculation
Stress Test for Borrowers
Agricultural Adventure
CHS Expanding Propane Storage
Rags to Riches