HOW TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE IN FARMING Part 2
5. Be a marketer.
What is the point of having products when you cannot turn it to money? Farmers today must be sound marketers if they want to succeed. The middle men are blood suckers and only a wise farmer can outwit them! Use digital platform or mass media.Take your products to the end user. Understand the market. Middle men outwit you because they understand the market. Don’t just be satisfied by the morsels or bread crumbs.Take the lion share.
6. Keep re-investing your profits.
Cash flow and profits are important elements of any business. Business success is not about how much money you make; it is how much money you keep and reinvest. Avoid get-rich-quick schemes.You will cry in the toilet.Take the narrow gate for wider is the path that leads to destruction.
7. Watch your health!
Health they say is wealth. Farmers should constantly monitor their health and not internalise the pains and struggles associated with farming. Avoid stress and depression.Your life is important. Problems abound in any farming venture.Your health is important.Health is wealth.
8. Enjoy what you do.
Learn to enjoy the whole process. Take it as an adventure. Any business that cannot be taken as an adventure will ultimately burdened the owner.Be happy and optimistic. Take profits and losses with your head held high. It’s all a game…why don’t you play to win?
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