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.
When it comes to dicamba, make sure all your ducks are in a row
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.
Are you a grower considering farm management software (FMS)?
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.
Vertically integrated farms require robust API development
Disconnected silos of data steal time from agribusinesses. Conservis APIs give time back to the operation. Growers get connected data sets, from an evolving technology stack, through user-friendly dashboards.
Farm management software saves money and time: harvest load tracking
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.
Turning farm data into farmer profit – the carbon credit conversation
At Conservis, we believe farm data should be an asset to the farmer. The opportunities are growing to financially benefit from robust data collection.
The future is bright: why I stand behind this company acquisition
The recently unveiled strategic joint acquisition of Conservis by two farm-focused visionaries is arguably one of the most unusual shifts in agriculture.
Conservis is more than technology — it’s about real relationships
Regional Sales Manager, Chris Nelson, describes his upbringing, along with his love of relationships and farming which ultimately led him to the best job he’s ever had at Conservis.
Seven ways farmers can maintain strong ag lender relationships
A full financial picture of your farm gives you insight and confidence to build a great relationship with your lender and ensure a future for your operation.
The most important ingredient for sustainable farming
In farming, we talk about optimal soil, water, and plant health but often overlook the hidden backbone needed to fulfill such a lofty goal: sound farm finances.
What’s the difference between Conservis and an accounting system?
Learn how Conservis farm management software is different from accounting systems. Discover what value lies in pairing Conservis with an accounting system.
Why a full financial view matters on farm: a personal perspective
Years after bankruptcy was declared on his family’s harvesting business, Senior Product Manager, Stu, shares his urgency to bring financial management tools to Conservis’ farm management software.
Adopting a farm management system: D&D Horras Farms
Conservis customer, D&D Horras Farms describes what it’s like to adopt Conservis. Discover why they started using the farm management software and why they’re motivated to roll out more of the technology.
Putting ‘service’ in Conservis: our approach to farm management software
Conservis doesn’t just provide technology – we provide service. Learn how our tools come with quick, personalized, ongoing support. Our success is your success.
Learning, listening, building: the future of farm management solutions
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.
Financial tech meets agtech: a partnership focused on farmers
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.
How we support farmers: purchasing and inventory
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.
Farming through a financial lens: diversification
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.
Remove data silos: get a full view of your farm operation and profitability
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.
Tired of your farm management software not being there for you?
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.
Farm data should be an asset, not a commodity
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.
Conservis has risen above the competition, farmers say
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.
Ten common challenges and solutions to passing on the family farm
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.
Getting started with organic
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.
Farmers talked, we listened
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.
Farming through a financial lens: efficiency
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.
Talk about it: mental health on the farm
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.
Four ways farm management software can help you leave a legacy
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.
2019 guidelines summary from USDA for hemp growers
Conservis understands what’s being asked of hemp growers as well as the unique processes and practices hemp growers have on their farms. Here is a summary of the new USDA hemp guidelines in 2019 clarifying what it might look like for growers to raise this crop.
In a tough year, make every acre as profitable as possible
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.
Solving problems with farm management software: seamless communication
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?
Solving problems with farm management software: easy reporting
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.
Groundbreaking financial field analysis with Zone Economics
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.
Changing market demands: another look at sustainability
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.
Sustainability begins with this simple word
Farming sustainability is not a checklist. It is a journey, not a destination. You really have to understand, based on your unique situation, your farm operation, your location, what the opportunity is for you. Yet that it always has to start with profitability.
It’s time for ROI in field trials
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.
Why crop traceability matters in agriculture
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 will provide a competitive edge
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.
U.S. pecan farmers can thrive in competitive global market
Native to North America, pecans are a valuable commodity worldwide due to their interesting texture, health properties, and of course, delicious taste. Though it can take nearly a decade to grow to optimal nut production, the pecan tree can produce nuts for over 100 years.
Hemp farming: an exciting possibility for the future of agriculture
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.
How farm management is evolving like the smartphone did
Share This Story: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 …
Make it farmer-proof
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.
Watch out for the “taillight warranty”
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.
How Conservis got its start – not your usual story
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.”