Operational Management

Dec 28, 2023

by FBN Network

We’re coming into the lull — that time between autumn harvest and upcoming planting, when many farmers are thrilled to have a little breathing room but are already chomping at the bit to get rolling again. So, while it’s still too cold to get out in the fields, what should you be doing right now to

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10 Tasks in 10 Days: Get Your Farm Ready for 2024

Dec 22, 2023

by FBN Network

As you start counting down over the next 10 days to the new year, here are 10 things you can do over the next 10 days to prepare your operation for the 2024 season. Day 10 - Finalize Your Taxes Are you ready for the approaching tax deadlines ? Because every farming operation is different when it com

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5 Ways Farmers Can Get Ready for Tax Season

Dec 04, 2023

by Kathy Bogardus

As the holidays wind down and the new year approaches, it’s a time for hopeful plans. But in the midst of all the cheer you face a looming responsibility—tax season. It’s a time of year most of us don’t look forward to—gathering receipts, remembering what expenses we had (but may have forgotten to w

Feb 15, 2023

by FBN Network

There are some best practices to follow if you want to make a practical ag chemical plan that works. We’ve outlined some tips and tricks for how to put together your plan and then efficiently select and buy the best chemicals for that plan—without breaking the bank. How To Make An Ag Chem Plan You C

Oct 12, 2022

by Rejeana Gvillo

Canada is poised for a massive harvest this year, especially compared with the drought-reduced crop of 2021. Throughout the growing season, FBN® Research has been assessing whether Canada’s rail system and broader infrastructure will be prepared to handle a record crop. Based on previous capacity vo

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Will Emerging Carbon Markets Add Value for Farmers?

Feb 09, 2022

by Kevin McNew

When it comes to finding ways to reduce carbon, farming is often mentioned as a sector that has promise in reversing climate change. This is because farming practices – like cover crops and reduced tillage –  can limit the release of carbon into the atmosphere by “sequestering” it in the soils. Unfo

Dec 09, 2021

by FBN Network

We’re excited to be welcoming new members coming to FBN® from POET. We’ve been working with farmers and their data since 2014, and we know you care about how your data is used and shared -- and we take your privacy seriously. We appreciate that you are considering trusting us with your data and prot

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Community Builder of the Month: Alec Ibach

Jul 15, 2021

by Mark Wilson

Farming has always been in Alec Ibach’s blood. As a fifth generation farmer and rancher from Sumner, Nebraska, it seemed like he was destined to end up running a farm. After high school, he went to the University of Nebraska and majored in Animal Science. And after college, he went to work as an ag