Technology and agriculture are normally not thought of in the same breath by people outside the farming sector, but a deeper look shows how much farmers heavily use technology and those without it are in danger of obsolescence.Read More
Many organizations use the two terms CUSTOMER & CLIENT interchangeably – essentially anyone who is or might purchase goods or services from them. At Scythe & Spade, we have both Customers and Clients and they are distinctly different. Hence, we label them and regularly and actively differentiate between them.Read More
Even though the US has only 6% of the world’s population, it has approximately 20% of the world’s arable land. Furthermore, the productivity of US land is stupendous. Fifty years ago, 10 tons of tomatoes per acre was good; today 50 tons is more the norm.Read More
Healthy debate with the Client’s best interests in mind results in greater value by harnessing the collective genius of the Team through an environment in which great ideas can thrive.
But when that conflict threatens the Teams peak performance, we always refer to our Core Values to help drive our behaviors.Read More
A successful service is the sum of many parts, details in fact, that make up the whole. Only few however, are by design and thereby controllable, leaving the balance to human factors.Read More
Any current discussion or outlook for U.S. row and small grains crops currently begins, ends or relates to the ongoing U.S. trade disputes with China, not just as it relates directly to a specific crop directly covered by tariffs, but also the impact to other crops of the loss of some percentage of soybean exports due to tariffs.Read More
Outsourcing may be the only tool available to businesses that offers one the ability to not only improve operating efficiencies and results but alsoRead More