While taking the time to sketch out a business plan can seem tedious, there are significant benefits to having a thoughtful path forward for your farm. Preparing a plan helps you look beyond daily farm tasks to focus on your goals. It provides focus and direction, which will help your operation run more smoothly.
Get it on paper
And, most important, a written plan increases the likelihood you will achieve your goals. The plan helps you envision your operation’s future, lay out sales and operational forecasts, and measure progress. Look at your business plan as a road map for your operation’s success.