A full financial picture connects the dots between what happens on your farm’s fields and your finances. Having a strong grasp on where money is coming and going allows you to make critical decisions to drive profit, even in a down market.
Conservis founder, Pat Christie, talks about developments in our farm management software tools. The bottom line? We’re learning from and listening to farmers every step of the way.
Adopting a farm management software system is a big change on your operation. Hear from an Iowa farm on how and why they decided to make the shift.
The world depends on farmers, so the world depends on farmers taking care of their stress levels. Learn to manage stress by managing your mind.
It’s no easy feat to have a thriving, healthy family and a family business to boot. Here are four objectives family business consultant Tom Hubler says help form strong families and strong family businesses.
It’s a strange world out there right now, and times are difficult for many. Here are five values straight from the farm that can help give us some perspective.
Four farmers led a discussion on farm management software at the Family Farms Group Winter Meeting. The conclusion? FMS brings growers confidence and competitive advantage.
Rabo AgriFinance and Conservis share a mission focused on the farmer’s success and legacy: to empower farmers so that they can keep farming profitably.
Conservis farm data management system has information in one place & gives farmers in-the-moment power to know what they need, make informed purchasing decisions, and be ready to negotiate a better deal with suppliers.
Next to meeting with farmers on farms, conferences are our favorite thing. Being involved in conversation and learning with growers and other decision-makers in ag—and doing it in-person—helps us keep tabs on what’s going on and how we might be able to help. Purdue Extension’s Midwest Women in Agriculture conference was held February 19, 2020, in Muncie, Indiana. Kacee Bohle, …
One way crop growers can help ensure profit is by staying competitive, which means listening to the market and considering diversification. Farm management software can help ease the transition when experimenting or shifting in your operation.
Conservis’ Planning and Budgeting tools help you plan for profit, make informed decisions, improve your margins, and deal confidently with stakeholders.
Farm data that’s not integrated with other data is a problem for business owners. Farm management software should organize all your data streams into one view.
The core of farm management software is digital technology, but it should be more than that. Tech solutions for farms need to meet the needs of farmers. Technology for technology’s sake isn’t what any one (or any farm) needs.
Commodities are bought and sold, but your farm data shouldn’t be. Your data should be an asset to you and your business, and we can help.
Our technology brings real value for farmers, day in and day out. Farmers who used other farm management software systems are now switching to Conservis. Learn about our differences and how we make farmers’ lives and operations truly better.
Discover prevalent obstacles that family farms have, especially around passing the business to the next generation. Tom Hubler, an expert in family businesses, shared wisdom and strategies at our 2020 Customer Summit.
If you’re a grower looking to shift from conventional to organic farming, this blog provides essential things to know and free resources to help you get started.
Whether you’re looking at hemp as a main crop or you’re a farmer looking to diversify, here are some important considerations about growing this controversial plant in 2020.
We gather with our employees and customers every year to connect and learn. Here’s a recap of our 2020 Customer Summit held in our headquarters of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Conservis has changed as much as our farms have changed in the last 11 years. This blog post is about our founding story and how we came to life, moving into how we have grown: all with farmers’ input driving this work we love doing.
Farmers around the world are dealing with the here and now of how they manage for efficiency and get the most of every dollar they spend. They are increasingly tapping into tools like Conservis that lead to more efficient, profitable farming.
American farmers are under as much or more stress than during the 1980s farm crisis. Mental health is fast becoming a topic that’s okay to talk about, but we’re still not there yet, especially on the farm. Here are some useful resources on this topic.
Conservis attended the 2019 Rice Outlook Conference, a gathering that rotates its location through every rice-growing state in the U.S. This year it was held in Little Rock, Arkansas, which is considered the home state for rice farming—about 1.2 million bushels are grown there every year.
Farming isn’t just a business — for most farmers, it’s a way of life. Here are 4 ways farm management software can help crop growers ease the burden and keep the family farm going for generations.
Farm data centralization is key to profitability, especially in a tough year. No matter how challenging the growing season, understanding your business by having your data in one farm management system is the right strategy for crop growers.
They say the only constant in life is change, and that’s sure true on the farm. Having one software system that allows you to communicate and track the work on your operation—even in the face of constant change—is a benefit crop growers can’t overstate. Would better communication across your operation benefit your business?
Streamlined data management & operation reporting with farm management software systems. Learn about accurate farm data reports that are extremely valuable for a complex business like farming. These reports are easily created, quickly accessed, and can be shared with both your team and outside stakeholders.
Accurately tracking the hauling of your crops during harvest can be daunting if you’re not using a farm management software system. Read more about its benefits and how to make accounting for all of your loads simple.
Conservis releases Zone Economics, a tool that provides a data lens to show farmers how specific in-field decisions affect their bottom line. Farmers often get caught in a guessing game when trying to evaluate what’s most effective economically within their operation. Put an end to guessing and finally understand what’s financially most profitable.
Whether you grow row or permanent crops, there’s a lot of buzz about farmers taking their operations digital. This means switching to a software system that gathers data from all aspects of your farm operation and transforming it into useful information, empowering you to work more efficiently, clear-eyed, and profitably.
Recordkeeping is one of the biggest frustrations for farmers. It’s also one of the biggest areas of positive change when an operation adopts farm management software (FMS). Learn about the benefits of using a farm management software system.
How do you make farm operations profitable, allowing them to stay in business? Modern farmers are long on data and short on time. With a farm data management systems like Conservis software suite, you can begin to understand how your decisions affect your bottom line, so you can be sure your farm will go on farming.
Conservis made its first appearance at Dakotafest, where Dave Fogel, one of the speakers, noted that making the right move at the right time in a volatile year can help set up a farmer for success. We agree. Conservis helps put farmers in a position of power.
What if you could utilize the farm data you’ve already taken valuable time and money to collect to give you a better idea of where to spend $$$ to maximize your ROI? With Conservis Zone Economics you can analyze crop profitability on a sub-field scale. Learn more and see Conservis Zone Economics in action.
Crop traceability is a big benefit, whether you’re seeking higher payment for your row or permanent crops or you’re a non-GMO/organic grower and required to provide a transparent paper trail. Learn how Conservis farm management software provides inherent traceability.
Trusted advisors help growers navigate the modern farm by delivering actionable advice that’s grounded in numbers. Growers are collecting unprecedented farm and field-level information from their equipment, and farm management systems like Conservis bring that data together.
Hemp farming is an exciting possibility for growers, and Conservis farm management software company is here to support hemp farmers. Hemp is a hot topic in agriculture right now and there’s been a recent surge of interest in this highly versatile crop.
Sherman Black, CEO of Conservis, makes an interesting comparison between the evolution of farm management and the evolution of the smartphone. “Let’s look back at the mobile phone. I started with a phone in a bag. Next, I had a brick with an antenna. As the cell phone advanced, it got smaller, sleeker and soon we had a clamshell design …
The concept of farmer-proof technology has been front and center in our minds as we develop our farm management software. In fact, ease of use is one attribute that sets Conservis software apart from other platforms and farming apps. Read on.
More than ever before, farmers need complete, accurate and timely documentation, but they also need to get some work done, right? Rest assured, our farm management software is uniquely designed to document compliance while keeping you productive in the field.
There’s no place for “taillight warranty” at Conservis. We stick by our products and our promises. We’re guided by The Conservis Truth: a technology is only as good as the people standing behind it. People who pay good money for technology deserve nothing less.
Conservis has stuck to its roots of developing farmer-inspired, field-tested, farmer-trusted technology. “We’re more than a tech company,” says Chuck Faison, another founder. “we’re a relationship company, too.”