Category Archives: Money Matters

Farm Finances

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How to understand farm finances: There’s an old joke about the farmer who won a $10 million lottery. When asked what he was going to do with the money, he said he thought he’d go pay a few bills. “But … Continue reading

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Horse Vs. ATV

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Someone recently bought a large cattle ranch in our area. “Large” as in several thousand acres. The new owner (about whom I know absolutely nothing with the exception of what I’m writing here) has publicly stated that he does not … Continue reading

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Off Farm Jobs

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Farmers have a tough time making a living. At the mercy of weather, predators, disease, markets and the government (which focuses on the big operators), farmers will tell you that money worries are common. Depending on the source, research indicates … Continue reading

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