NEWS
Minding Ag's Business
Marcia Zarley Taylor DTN Executive Editor
Fri Sep 4, 2015 11:31 AM CDT

Bloodlines alone are not a sole qualification for managing a multi-million dollar commercial farm, as DTN Farm Family Business Adviser Lance Woodbury writes in his column this month. Those whose business size or ambition demand professional standards need a skill set on par with the non-ag business world, he argues. In fact, one farming dad I know makes it clear his 35-year-old son must be better than he was in financial management because he will be the steward of a much larger enterprise that involves so many more land partners. The dad required him to get a masters degree and work ...

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