Recordkeeping is one of the biggest frustrations for farmers. It’s also one of the biggest areas of positive change when an operation adopts farm management software (FMS). Learn about the benefits of using a farm management software system.
Five tips for running a successful family farm
President of Hubler for Business Families, Tom Hubler, shares simple techniques to help ensure you manage a successful family farm operation day in and day out.
When it comes to dicamba, make sure all your ducks are in a row
More than ever before, farmers need complete, accurate and timely documentation, but they also need to get some work done, right? Rest assured, our farm management software is uniquely designed to document compliance while keeping you productive in the field.
Are you a grower considering farm management software (FMS)?
Whether you grow row or permanent crops, there’s a lot of buzz about farmers taking their operations digital. This means switching to a software system that gathers data from all aspects of your farm operation and transforming it into useful information, empowering you to work more efficiently, clear-eyed, and profitably.
Common roots between Conservis, Rabobank & TELUS Agriculture
At our core, we are not much different from Rabobank or TELUS Agriculture and this matters.
Protect your farm operation against spray drift
Chemical spray drift poses serious business risks, including fines and the potential for lawsuits. Growers with meticulous records protect their businesses and reputations.
Easy FSA and crop insurance claim reporting
Working with insurance and visiting the FSA office can be a pain. Easy reporting is just one way that farm management software gives power back to you.
Farm management software helps you manage inventory with confidence
Whether we’re talking raw materials or finished goods, a farm management system can tighten up inventory management on your farm operation.
Andersen & Sons Ranch testimonial featuring a walnut, prune & almond operation
Andersen & Sons Ranch desired a system that would track their field activities, cost of production, equipment, labor and inputs. They desired a recordkeeping solution to provide traceability and keep them on budget as they moved throughout the season.
What’s the difference between Conservis and an accounting system?
Learn how Conservis farm management software is different from accounting systems. Discover what value lies in pairing Conservis with an accounting system.
Why a full financial view matters on farm: a personal perspective
Years after bankruptcy was declared on his family’s harvesting business, Senior Product Manager, Stu, shares his urgency to bring financial management tools to Conservis’ farm management software.
Putting ‘service’ in Conservis: our approach to farm management software
Conservis doesn’t just provide technology – we provide service. Learn how our tools come with quick, personalized, ongoing support. Our success is your success.
Manage stress on the farm with mindfulness
The world depends on farmers, so the world depends on farmers taking care of their stress levels. Learn to manage stress by managing your mind.
Four strategies for thriving in your family farm business
It’s no easy feat to have a thriving, healthy family and a family business to boot. Here are four objectives family business consultant Tom Hubler says help form strong families and strong family businesses.
How we support farmers: purchasing and inventory
Conservis farm data management system has information in one place & gives farmers in-the-moment power to know what they need, make informed purchasing decisions, and be ready to negotiate a better deal with suppliers.
Talking hemp at the Midwest Women in Agriculture conference
Share This Story:Next to meeting with farmers on farms, conferences are our favorite thing. Being involved in conversation and learning with growers and other decision-makers in ag—and doing it in-person—helps us keep tabs on what’s going on and how we might be able to help. Purdue Extension’s Midwest Women in Agriculture conference was held February 19, 2020, in Muncie, Indiana. …
Farming through a financial lens: diversification
One way crop growers can help ensure profit is by staying competitive, which means listening to the market and considering diversification. Farm management software can help ease the transition when experimenting or shifting in your operation.
How we support farmers: planning and budgeting
Conservis’ Planning and Budgeting tools help you plan for profit, make informed decisions, improve your margins, and deal confidently with stakeholders.
Remove data silos: get a full view of your farm operation and profitability
Farm data that’s not integrated with other data is a problem for business owners. Farm management software should organize all your data streams into one view.
Tired of your farm management software not being there for you?
The core of farm management software is digital technology, but it should be more than that. Tech solutions for farms need to meet the needs of farmers. Technology for technology’s sake isn’t what any one (or any farm) needs.
Data protection is no joke, both on and off the farm
Farmers’ data belongs to farmers. We’ve taken intentional steps to make 100% sure your farm data is private and secure. We’re an independent farmer software company, so you can be sure your data isn’t being used in ways other than to directly benefit you.
Farm data should be an asset, not a commodity
Commodities are bought and sold, but your farm data shouldn’t be. Your data should be an asset to you and your business, and we can help.
Conservis has risen above the competition, farmers say
Our technology brings real value for farmers, day in and day out. Farmers who used other farm management software systems are now switching to Conservis. Learn about our differences and how we make farmers’ lives and operations truly better.
Ten common challenges and solutions to passing on the family farm
Discover prevalent obstacles that family farms have, especially around passing the business to the next generation. Tom Hubler, an expert in family businesses, shared wisdom and strategies at our 2020 Customer Summit.
Getting started with organic
If you’re a grower looking to shift from conventional to organic farming, this blog provides essential things to know and free resources to help you get started.
Hemp hype: 7 things you need to know
Whether you’re looking at hemp as a main crop or you’re a farmer looking to diversify, here are some important considerations about growing this controversial plant in 2020.
Farmers talked, we listened
Conservis has changed as much as our farms have changed in the last 11 years. This blog post is about our founding story and how we came to life, moving into how we have grown: all with farmers’ input driving this work we love doing.
Farming through a financial lens: efficiency
Farmers around the world are dealing with the here and now of how they manage for efficiency and get the most of every dollar they spend. They are increasingly tapping into tools like Conservis that lead to more efficient, profitable farming.
Conversation and connection at the 2019 Rice Outlook Conference
Conservis attended the 2019 Rice Outlook Conference, a gathering that rotates its location through every rice-growing state in the U.S. This year it was held in Little Rock, Arkansas, which is considered the home state for rice farming—about 1.2 million bushels are grown there every year.
2019 guidelines summary from USDA for hemp growers
Conservis understands what’s being asked of hemp growers as well as the unique processes and practices hemp growers have on their farms. Here is a summary of the new USDA hemp guidelines in 2019 clarifying what it might look like for growers to raise this crop.
“We’re not working in a vacuum”: behind the scenes of product development
We simply build products by listening to farmers. The addition of our Zone Economics tool to our farm management software has been a very exciting advance in 2019, and today we’d like to take you behind the scenes of our product development.
Groundbreaking financial field analysis with Zone Economics
Conservis releases Zone Economics, a tool that provides a data lens to show farmers how specific in-field decisions affect their bottom line. Farmers often get caught in a guessing game when trying to evaluate what’s most effective economically within their operation. Put an end to guessing and finally understand what’s financially most profitable.
Sustainability begins with this simple word
Farming sustainability is not a checklist. It is a journey, not a destination. You really have to understand, based on your unique situation, your farm operation, your location, what the opportunity is for you. Yet that it always has to start with profitability.
Why crop traceability matters in agriculture
Crop traceability is a big benefit, whether you’re seeking higher payment for your row or permanent crops or you’re a non-GMO/organic grower and required to provide a transparent paper trail. Learn how Conservis farm management software provides inherent traceability.
Trusted advisors will provide a competitive edge
Trusted advisors help growers navigate the modern farm by delivering actionable advice that’s grounded in numbers. Growers are collecting unprecedented farm and field-level information from their equipment, and farm management systems like Conservis bring that data together.
U.S. pecan farmers can thrive in competitive global market
Native to North America, pecans are a valuable commodity worldwide due to their interesting texture, health properties, and of course, delicious taste. Though it can take nearly a decade to grow to optimal nut production, the pecan tree can produce nuts for over 100 years.
Hemp farming: an exciting possibility for the future of agriculture
Hemp farming is an exciting possibility for growers, and Conservis farm management software company is here to support hemp farmers. Hemp is a hot topic in agriculture right now and there’s been a recent surge of interest in this highly versatile crop.
Watch out for the “taillight warranty”
There’s no place for “taillight warranty” at Conservis. We stick by our products and our promises. We’re guided by The Conservis Truth: a technology is only as good as the people standing behind it. People who pay good money for technology deserve nothing less.
How Conservis got its start – not your usual story
Conservis has stuck to its roots of developing farmer-inspired, field-tested, farmer-trusted technology. “We’re more than a tech company,” says Chuck Faison, another founder. “we’re a relationship company, too.”