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What does it mean to work On Your Business.

At Sprout Ag we believe that one of the biggest drivers of business success is communication between family members and business partners. Relationship issues with business partners and family members stifle progress and the economic costs are significant. It slows down a business, causes serious stress and anxiety that has a broader impact, and at worst splits a business through either divorce/emotional conversations that are hard to unwind. This is often something that is a talking point every single night in a...

Raising farm finance in 2021 for Acquisition or Expansion

2020 was a significant year for farming businesses, as we witnessed record number of sales across the eastern seaboard; and saw land values soar to new records. Many businesses saw the opportunity for expansion, however, unfortunately, many potential land purchasers missed out on securing properties as a result of not being properly organised.  Sadly, many were unable to close on their negotiations as they simply ran out of time. Lengthy bank processes and the unchartered constraints COVID-19 presented; found many...