Market Check advice – Don’t try to be a giraffe

While our instinct tells us to work hard on our weaknesses, the most successful entrepreneurs and leaders understand that focusing on our strengths and outsourcing our weaknesses is the key to prosperity in business. Belarusian American entrepreneur, Gary Vaynerchuk, who transformed his small family wine business into a multi-million dollar empire, dedicates much of his […]

Adapting to a volatile grain market sometimes requires help

Since the deregulation of the domestic wheat market in 1989, market volatility has become a challenge for grain farmers. Deregulation of the Australian Wheat Board export monopoly in March 2008 added to volatility in prices by exposing growers to both domestic and international market movements. There have been 27 crops since domestic market deregulation and […]