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Building Your Sales Force

March 2018

How do you, as an agribusiness sales manager, make sure you have confidence in the players on your sales team?

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Disruption and Chaos

February 2018

The agri-food system is changing and your organization is no doubt working through the ways to cultivate competitive advantage in an industry that’s moving at warp speed. But disruption and chaos in the marketplace isn’t necessarily always a bad thing.

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Tackling Marketplace Changes

December 2017

As farmers face industry challenges and changing consumer preferences, so do the agricultural retailers who supply their inputs and services.

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Producers' Purchasing Preferences

October 2017

In the “2017 Large Commercial Producer Project,” Purdue University asked farmers to rank product performance, price, and supplier relationship when purchasing crop inputs. The result: Most farmers have clear favorites.

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We Asked; Producers Answered

September 2017

If you work directly with farmers, whether in agricultural inputs or outputs, you know that this is a unique and complex segment and that no two farming operations are the same.

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One Key to Business Success

August 2017

No one understands the importance of resilience more than managers who are trying to be successful in the current business environment.

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Speak your CFO's Language

June 2017

Do you ever feel a bit like Charlie Brown listening to his teacher when your chief financial officer is talking?

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Discipline About Assumptions

May 2017

When it comes to making strategic decisions, most failures are rooted in a set of dangerous assumptions, say Rita Gunther McGrath and Ian C. MacMillan in their Harvard Business Review article, “Discovery Driven Planning.”