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UnCommon Farms works with producers who are thinkers, strivers, and drivers of success. We want to be the catalyst to help you succeed into the future by providing the business resources you need to compete. With our community of agriculture business experts and other farms like yours, UnCommon Farms can help you take your farm business to the next level.

Take control of your legacy

Family farms today need, more than ever, to enhance profit, reduce risk, and build value so they can grow, compete, and drive success now and for future generations. UnCommon Farms helps producers across North America take control of their legacy by helping them build the most profitable and sustainable operation possible, positioning them for multi-generational success.
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Farm Business Solutions

At UnCommon Farms we offer a suite of business solutions that will help take your farm to the next level. Our agricultural business experts help family farms cross the United States and Canada take control of their legacy by giving them access to ag business experts and to shared knowledge and best practices with peers who face similar challenges on their farms.

Business Solutions

At UnCommon Farms we offer a suite of business solutions that will help take your farm to the next level. Our agricultural business experts help family farms cross the United States and Canada take control of their legacy by giving them access to ag business experts and to shared knowledge and best practices with peers who face similar challenges on their farms.

Farm Business Coaching & Operational Management

Get guidance and assistance from a dedicated coach who will help you set and prioritize goals, implement new business processes, create operational efficiencies, improve management skills, and make the changes you desire for your farm. Your coach will hold you accountable, ensuring you implement the great ideas you’ll gain from experts and peers.  

Farm Networking & Training

Join a peer group and gain access to networking opportunities with other top farming operations, training resources, and safety and compliance information to keep your farm running smoothly.

Human Resources

Efficiently and safely run your farm, find qualified new team members, and provide training opportunities for ongoing success, all while ensuring you remain in compliance.

Crop Sales

Managing risks and successful crop sales in a constantly changing industry inevitably provides unique challenges for grain and livestock operations. Get coaching, advice, and guidance tailored to improving your farm business.

Farm Business Marketing & Landowner Relations

Attracting specialty crop contracts, attracting landowners, recruiting new employees, and having a reputable brand for lender and community relations are just a few of the benefits of marketing your farm business.

Cost Savings & Grant Opportunities

Get cost savings through the collective power of our agricultural network and discover grant programs available that could reduce the financial burden on your farm.

Financial Solutions

UnCommon Farms' financial solutions aim to keep farms in families by providing exceptional financial services to agricultural producers, helping them gain the astuteness needed to become more effective business managers. Our financial solutions include

Accounting

We offer multiple agricultural accounting services to ensure you have the real-time information necessary to run your farm. From bookkeeping to full-service accounting and bill pay, we have options to meet your needs.

Consulting

We train our experts to identify, measure, analyze, and interpret financial information to help you effectively manage your business.

Tax

Since taxes play a big part in your operation’s income and profitability, it’s crucial to work with professionals who have an in-depth, working knowledge of farm tax services and the agriculture industry in general. Tax regulations continually change, and so do your operation’s expenses and income. The tax professionals at UnCommon Farms understand the sophistication of farm businesses and work alongside you to help you navigate through all the complexities of tax planning and preparation.

Insurance Solutions

UnCommon Farms insurance solutions are committed to helping farm owners insure revenue for their business and the bottom line. We provide more than just a product – we deliver peace of mind through our agents' specialized insurance knowledge for agriculture and years of experience in helping clients choose the right products for this price range and operation. Our insurance solutions include

Coverage Plans

  • Basic Hail Coverage
  • Deductible Hail Coverage
  • Companion Hail Coverage
  • Production Plan Hail Coverage
  • Additional Coverages
    • Vehicle Damage 
    • Vandalism 
    • Malicious Mischief 
    • Fire 
    • Transit Losses 
  • Private Products/Endorsements
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Become a Member of the Community

UnCommon Farms offers membership solutions fitting the unique needs of your farm business. We have experts in various business sectors, including ag financials, business marketing, crop marketing, landowner relations, and human resources. Our members also benefit from networking opportunities. It encourages our community of farmers to share best practices that will help them preserve and strengthen their businesses for generations to come. Other membership benefits include

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Training Opportunities

Add tools to your business tool belt with one of our training courses on landowner relations, ag financials, or human resources and compliance. Our ag experts or guest trainers teach these courses and offer current information about your ag business.

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Ag Business Solutions

Take the guesswork out of your business with our ag business experts in every area. From crop marketing consulting to human resources to transition planning, our experts can help you define, prioritize, and attain your business goals.

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Cost Savings

Through our strategic partner program, members can also take advantage of cost savings opportunities for their operations. We have partners in a wide range of areas across the industry - from inputs to shop organization and everything in between.

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Farm-Focused Peer Groups

Learning from other producers through peer groups can give you valuable knowledge to move your farm forward. Since problems and solutions are not one-size-fits-all and every team member should be learning and growing, we offer a wide range of peer groups for members of your farm operation. Benchmark with other farmers, network with other farms with the same goals and challenges and learn on-farm about best practices from farmers across the county. The peer groups we offer include

General Manager

This program will provide you with the management skills and knowledge to lead your farming operation now and as it grows. We bring in guest speakers on current topics of interest in the industry and provide farms tours and benchmarking opportunities!

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What Our Clients Say

"Because of UnCommon Farms, we are now all on the same page and making the dream of all of us working together on the farm long-term a reality.”

3rd Generation UnCommon Farms Member since 2011

"Without the assistance from UnCommon Farms, we would not have known where to start in hiring our finance employee. They walked us through the entire process and continue to train our new hire and train us how to manage him.”

UnCommon Farms Member since 2010

“Through UnCommon Farms, I was able to attract another son back, I was able to attract a son-in-law back, and then this spring, I had a second son come back. I was able to attract a lot of good management.”

UnCommon Farms Member since 2015

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Farm Employee Performance Measures

Equipping management with the right tools and measurements to evaluate employee performance is imperative. Learn about best practices for evaluating your employees’ performance with this free download. Be sure to equip management with the Farm Employee Management Performance Review template that provides a clear set of goals and expectations

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How Row Crop Consolidation Could Impact Your Farm

Learn how to keep your family legacy alive and turn the threat of consolidation into an opportunity for your operation.

Download this free farm guide and learn about row crop consolidation, its impact on family farms throughout North America, and what farmers can do to keep their legacies alive!

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Financial Ratios & Performance Indicators

Learn the key performance indicators you need to help calculate and measure your business’ health. In addition, gain access to definitions, formulas, and more! Financial measures and ratios offer a powerful method of evaluation. They can help improve a manager's understanding of the business' health while identifying areas that need attention.

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Managing Risk & Hiring the Right Employees for Your Farm

Whether you’re just beginning to build your farming business or have already established a growing company, it’s important to make sure you know how to keep every aspect running smoothly. 

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The Importance of Building a Brand for Your Farm

Your farm’s brand has a big impact on the overall success of your business. Whether you consciously create it or not, your farm has a brand. Discover the benefits of branding your farm and ways to bring your brand to life!

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Building a Marketing Strategy for Your Farm

Marketing your farm has evolved from relying on word of mouth and reputation alone. Ensure your farm business communicates its operations effectively with best practices from our free farm guide. 

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Strategic Partners

AgriSompo North America

AgriSompo North America is one of the largest crop insurance providers in United States through their independent agents. 

 

Talk to an Expert

If you’re looking for ways to improve your farming business, we’re ready to help! Get in touch to see how we can help your farm business thrive through future generations.