Hire an Adviser
Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:44 AM CDT

In tight margin years like 2015, Jeff Fisher scrutinizes every budget expense. One item he didn't cut this year was his market adviser. The Tolono, Illinois, farmer has learned even in lean times, utilizing his adviser's expertise can be the difference between profit and loss on the family's corn and soybean farm.

"Marketing may be the most important part of our job description," Fisher says. "Marketing may be even more important when prices are lower and profits are at stake. Even at break-even corn and soybean prices, a good adviser can help ...

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