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MBAg by Adam Erwin
Adam Erwin DTN Special Correspondent
Wed Jul 24, 2013 02:58 PM CDT

In one of my favorite movies, "The Godfather: Part III," the Godfather is counseled with a bit of advice from a competing mobster: "Let me be your friend. Even the strongest man needs friends." Which begs the question: In a business with at least as many risks as La Cosa Nostra, should you as a farmer, have a formal peer group to advise you?

Good peer advice, like drainage tile this year, is priceless. In fact, I marvel about how far I have gotten despite all the bad advice I have weathered. And it seems that most bad advice comes ...

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