Your farm transition journey
Welcome to the heart of my work. Writing to farm families has been my privilege for over 25 years. Themes stem from threads of conversations with farm families keen to live in harmony and find new ways to manage their business.
This is a journey.
Please share these insights with your farm family and agriculture networks. It’s high time for a mindset shift in the culture of agriculture. Procrastination and conflict avoidance need to stop. Embracing a growth mindset with transparency of expectations and emotions starts now.
Dive in here with me, I’m here to listen and encourage. Share your comments.
One harvest I was the combine driver who backed into the fuel truck while I was unloading my auger for cleanout to move to the next field. I have a bad habit of many accidents while backing up, so I should have checked my mirrors. The damage was a bent hydraulic shaft...
https://youtu.be/smISQTVXoUg Years ago as I flipped the chart of papers from the young farmer's seminar in St. John’s a phrase caught my eye. A young producer had shared that one of the key insights of the day was “I am not alone”. Farm families are quite surprised to...
“Elaine is a marriage counselor, even though she says she is a coach!” says the uncomfortable farmer after a coaching call. I tell my clients “counseling is about recovery, but coaching is about discovery.” I want farm couples to discover what will work for them to be...
https://youtu.be/-L86Q44eWvs If I could show you a way to increase the family harmony on your farm and help you be more profitable at the same time would you listen? Would you be courageous enough to look at your own issues, strengths, and weaknesses? I bet you would...
Hi there! Elaine Froese here. I'm excited to have been a guest on the Farm4Profit Podcast where we talked about succession/transition planning with a farm family in Central Iowa. And I want to share that podcast with you. Enjoy the podcast HERE or listen below.
Fixing Your Time Stress Mess
Workaholics will discover helpful strategies for managing their time stress. Gain understanding for the tensions of your age and stage on the farm. Learn why some problems are not solvable, but just need to be managed as polarities. Self-renewing people are joyful and productive producers.