Here you will find the Dariyline Radio Podcasts John Ellsworth appeared on.
Important dairy farm lessons and trends from 2011
2011 may be a year some dairy industry producers would like to forget about. It was characterized by extremely high feed prices, which put a dent in our profitability. But keep in mind that record high milk prices were seen in 2011 as well. So, in its entirety, net income should be relatively positive.
Keeping your dairy farm expenses in line. II
As we look forward to 2012 I would expect that if the milk prices that are reflected in Futures Markets truly hold up we should see some sound cash flow and reasonably good profitability on most dairy farms.
The Year in Review: Important Dairy Farm Lessons from 2011
Important conclusions and lessons learned from 2011 on the dairy farm.
Keeping Your Dairy Farm Expenses In Line I
An important aspect of dairy farm profitability is keeping your expenses in line. Here John provides some insights into how to do this effectively.
100 Ways to Motivate Yourself – Useful Lessons on a Dairy Farm
Be willing to recognize that you may be the problem in your business. In so doing, you will likely open yourself to overcoming many challenges in your dairy operation.
Take a Lesson from Jeb Bush
In a recent issue of the Wall Street Journal Jeb Bush, governor of Florida, discussed his state’s efforts to reform education and how difficult the process really has been. He stated, “The reality of reform is vastly different from the theory, and change is a lot harder than it looks. But there are a few rules for real reform that makes it possible.” I realized many of the same rules apply to making certain we have our dairy operations “reformed,” especially after prosperous years like 2007 and 2008.
Achieving Success on Your Dairy Farm Loan
Do you feel like your lender is being tough on you? Welcome to the new world of dairy finance. I have seen some of the most extreme lender responses over this year, some that even supersede decisions made in the 20-month downturn of 2002 to 2003. Perhaps, these same lenders haven’t forgotten the implications of the last downturn. Maybe this downturn hit some people more quickly than the last one. However, I have observed two distinct and sometimes extreme reactions from lenders during the past year.
Control Your Production Costs
A Reality Check
It’s time for a reality check. Maybe I’ve missed something. I’ve been in the dairy industry for almost 40 years. I got my first job in it when I was in my early teens. Now, I think I’ve seen it all. A program for banks called TARP (Troubled Asset Relief Program) now being in need
Improve Your Financial Strategies For Your Dairy Farming Business
Financial Strategy and Planning For Dairy Farmers
Do you ever wonder how to improve your Cash Flow results & strengthen your banking relationships? These are the items you need to know to take your business success to a new level!
Join The Dairy Business Navigator Program
Do you ever find yourself wondering how your successful brother-in-law or another neighbor accomplishes so much in his business? I understand that it might be uncomfortable to ask, but now you can get the edge you need to sharpen your business skills and move your business forward to a higher level of success. Unless you’re only milking one cow, you need to check this offer out…
Dairy Farm Loan and Lender Relationship Advice
What does it take to master the area of bank financing? Understanding this challenge and its related information will be crucial to your financial future!
Contact John Ellsworth of Success Strategies
John has served the dairy industry throughout the US for over 25 years. He works in the areas of strategic planning, debt restructuring and cash flow management and assists dairymen and related businesses to improve their financial and move forward in the success of their businesses.
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