Get Control of the Game—A Business Application

Early in 2007, a group of Idaho potato growers were working with a large, privately held agricultural company to bring together six relatively small potato processing companies to form a mid-size food business. The United States potato industry had been experiencing typical agricultural peaks and valleys. Each year fresh-market potato growers in Southeastern Idaho would mortgage their family business of multiple generations to finance planting their crops. Continue reading

Loafers

While spending time in Hill City, SD and then continuing on our journey to Kansas, I kept reflecting on the shutdown of the federal government, the inspiration of the Crazy Horse Memorial, and the books I’d recently read about the American-Indian conflict written from the perspective of the Native American. Continue reading