I’ve spoken to a lot of growers that typically have their crop protection and seed booked by this time of year and I’ve been surprised by how many of them are just now starting to finalize their crop plans for the year. Typically the earlier you lock down your crop inputs the more you can […]
Incentives for New Customers at Farmers Business Network, Crop Insurance Deadlines and Advice, Chemical Pricing Report, GreenEye partnership, and much more!
I don’t know about you, but it’s hard for me to believe that we are already rolling into February. It seemed like January flew by really fast, it won’t be long before we are pulling the planters out of the shed and heading to the field to get this 2023 crop in the ground. It’s […]
“A Pirate Looks at 50” …and other Random Thoughts on My 50th Birthday!
“One minute you are young and cool, maybe even a little dangerous, and the next minute you are reading amazon reviews for birdseed.” I’ve always tried to be as transparent as possible when I share things here because the goal for me the past decade or so has been to leave behind a collection of […]
Newsletter Blast: Cyber November!
Our annual Cyber-November sale has started at Farmers Business Network. This is the very best opportunity to get a head start and save on your crop inputs for the 2023 season. By booking many of our Willowood products now you are able to take advantage of our price guarantee –which means if the price drops […]
Newsletter Blast: October 2023 – Fy23 Financing, Preparing for Cyber-November, Fertilizer Price Transparency, Corn & Soybean Seed, and Crop Protection
Lock Down Your 2023 Financing ASAP! Inflation, Interest Rates… these are just a few reasons that I recommend locking down your financing ASAP for the 2023 growing season. This season we are pleased to have multiple finance options to choose from, including; 0% Interest Input Financing Farm Operating Lines Farm Equipment Loans Farm & Land […]
Two Options for Fy23 Financing from FBN Financial
This season we have two options for financing that we are really excited about. Our existing input financing, which applies only to FBN input purchases, is what many of you have taken advantage of in the past. It’s back again w/ some great advantages: Get approved in 1 business day. Close by January 20, 2023 […]
No more neckties… “a southern man don’t need you ’round anyhow!”
While purging our closets this weekend I happened upon my collection of neckties. I honestly can’t remember the last time I wore a necktie. As I continued cleaning & organizing my closet I began to ponder the idea of neckties and how it used to be an almost required fashion accessory for men in business […]
Starting my Raised Bed Garden Seeds for the 2022 Growing Season Indoors
The other day I blogged about the varieties I had selected for my raised bed gardens this season. This past week I went ahead and started some of my tomatoes and celery indoors. I have a really cool setup that I put together a few years back that’s essentially a rolling rack w/ LED grow […]
FBN Remains Consistent in Supplying Glyphosate to Our Growers
This is one of those days that I could not be happier to be a part of FBN. It’s no great secret that the crop protection industry has had its share of inconsistency this season thanks to supply chain disruption (and a host of other factors). Through all of the panic so far this season […]
The Industry Has Even Less Glyphosate than We Expected? What Does it Mean when a Major Supplier Declares Force Majeure?
Late last week my inbox started blowing up about some potentially HUGE news in the crop protection industry related to a major supplier of Glyphosate. It didn’t take long for these rumors to materialize when a letter from their global head of manufacturing addressed to “whom it may concern” started circulating. The terminology, Force Majeure, […]
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