Management Blueprint For Family Farming (November 1998)
How do you keep the peace, have family love and harmony and run a demanding business
with family members? How do you keep business and family relationships straight? Do
business conflicts ruin family togetherness? Can family togetherness interfere in
resolving important problems in farm and ranch management? Here are six essential elements
for running a successful multi-family or multi-generation family farm or ranch.
1. Selection of compatible partners. Not all children ...
Relationship Skills Important In Agriculture (February 1998)
Question. What do you think is the most important management tool for farmers and
ranchers? Marketing? Precision farming? Financial analysis aided by computer applications?
Human relationship skills are what farmers and ranchers need to master in order to get
to the next level of management. Why do I say this? Consider these factors:
- A happy marriage. A farmer who has an equal and mutually supportive
relationship with his wife wi ...
Stepfamilies Face Rough Adjustments (July 1998)
How successful do you think this couple will be in raising children? They don't
understand each other or cooperate well when it comes to parenting. One parent has formed
an alliance with the children while the other has only a marginal relationship. Finally,
parenting in the family is frequently subject to the interference of an outsider.
Obviously, this situation is not good. However, this is the starting point for a
typical stepfamily. They are at the beginning of a long and a ...
Modern Day Knights Sally Forth And Forget Home (April 1997)
St. George went out to slay the dragon and men have never been the same. His story
becomes everyman’s story.
A knight ventures forth to conquer supernatural forces and overcome daunting perils in
the name of his glorious quest. He
Supper's On! Family Meals Help Teenagers (September 1997)
One casualty of modern life has been the demise of family meals. Why? Mothers are
working. Schedules are harried and often don't match. Workdays are longer. The microwave
is easy. Fast foods are available. Children's after school activities cut
Scrooge On The Farm (December 2006)
This article describes the driven nature of some farmers and how it gets in the way of relationships, This article shows how one farmer learned his humanity during the holidays.
When Children Care For Their Parents (March 1997)
We are delighted as our parents experience rich and full lives and live well into old
age. With this delight come new responsibilities. Children step in and provide needed help
to maintain the health, safety and well-being of their parents. This