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In-Season News & Updates from May 2017

FBN Crop Marketing‚Ķ Launches June 6th.¬† When I speak to growers, one of their biggest frustrations has to do with marketing their crops. On June 6th we will be rolling out a new product for our members that I think will be our most disruptive product launches yet. Imagine being able to track your input costs for the season alongside current grain … [Read more...]

Farmers Business Network to Add 60 Additional Jobs Nationwide

I've never been involved with an organization quite like Farmers Business Network... I can't even think of a word to describe this machine (and I don't like machine, because it's actually people --really sharp people that are driven, and dedicated to excellence). Our vision is very simple, we exist to empower growers. We currently have about a … [Read more...]

Beware: Coordinated Phishing / Fraudulent Communications… #blondeboogerhand

Okay, so the past few days I've had friends (non-related or know each other, the only thing they have in common is that they are all successful, happy people) report that someone had taken their identity and used it to communicate with their actual friends in their network. If this was done via social media, like on Facebook, I wouldn't even be … [Read more...]

Farmers Business Network at Mid-South Farm & Gin Show!

Update: We will be located in booth #4016 on the mezzanine level during the show. Be sure to stop by and discuss FBN Direct and register for prizes! I just wanted to post a quick note to let everyone know that Farmers Business Network will have a booth at this years Mid-South Farm & Gin Show on March 3-4 in Memphis. At this time I'm not sure … [Read more...]

The 17th Annual Governor’s Cup Startup Competition!

I'm honored to have been asked to judge this years 17th Annual Governor's Cup Startup Competition. I was also a judge in last years competition and we had a blast and heard from a lot of great teams. This year we have received 45 Intents to Compete from 10 universities, and five of those teams will also be competing in the Agriculture … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss Out on 0% APR on Farm Chemicals in November from Farmers Business Network

This month our team at Farmers Business Network is running an incredible promotion. We have the absolute lowest prices on many of the most commonly used farm chemicals in the mid-south available for next seasons delivery --and with amazing terms... 0% APR for orders placed by November 30, 2016 Account payable in full by August 31, 2017 Free … [Read more...]

Recent Additions to Tech Portfolio

I recently dusted off my E*TRADE account and began trading again, my portfolio needed some updating for sure. About a year or so ago I got out of many tech stocks that I was into pretty heavy and did some serious diversification. What I found recently was that my earnings really weren't any better than when I was tech-heavy. Long story short, I … [Read more...]

AOL Founder, Steve Case and Duck Commander CEO, Willie Robertson to Headline Farmer2Farmer!

I've been putting the finishing touches on my travel plans for December 12th-14th when I'll be heading to Omaha, Nebraska for our annual event, Farmer2Farmer. This years event should be the biggest event by far. In addition to some serious star power speaking at this years event, we also have several farmers and consultants within the industry that … [Read more...]

The Legend of Dwight David Honeycutt

Today I was on my way to meet w/ some growers in Central Arkansas to discuss some opportunities with my new company, Farmers Business Network, when I happened to have a brush with greatness, so I just had to document this for posterity... You see, a few years ago there was an unlikely candidate for the Conway School Board, his name was Dwight … [Read more...]

Farmers Business Network Offsite Meetings in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

This past week I had the privilege of spending the entire week with the vast majority of our team at Farmers Business Network. It was really nice to meet everyone in person that I hadn't already met during my previous trips to Silicon Valley and Sioux Falls. To be perfectly honest, I'm the worlds worst at putting names with faces, but I think I … [Read more...]