Better Decisions: The start of a new year is the time to take stock

Instead of making resolutions, why not take a few hours to evaluate your business, so that you can have room for improvements in the coming 12 months


I am not one for New Year’s resolutions. Rather, when I open
a new calendar and look at the year ahead, my planning includes taking stock of the year gone by. This is a good practice for everyone, no matter what business you are in.

So take a few hours this winter and conduct an informal evaluation of your farm business in order to make room for improvements over the next 12 months. Here are some questions and suggestions to help you take stock.

Better Farming - January 2009