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Klinefelter: By the Numbers
Danny Klinefelter DTN Farm Business Advisor
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:05 AM CDT

Too often good businesses fail because they spend too much time grappling with daily decisions and too little time considering their strategic threats and opportunities. This is the second half assessment of 12 factors that will be major drivers for farmers to consider in strategic planning. As Microsoft's Bill Gates has said, we tend to overestimate the amount of change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next 10, so plan accordingly.

7. Integrating Technology

Technology is the broadest category covered by all the drivers. It includes engineering, biology, information, ...

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