Stop Fighting on the Way to the Funeral Home!


Are you making plans to come to Louisville, Kentucky for the National Farm Machinery Show? Is farm succession on the top of your mind? We’ve got the event for you! Announcing Jolene Brown and here crowd-packing seminar – Stop Fighting on the Way to the Funeral Home!  This talk will cover everything you need to know and start planning for to help keep your family form fighting over Farm Succession. This insightful and fun-filled presentation highlights the stupid things families do that break up their business. We will discuss in-laws and out-laws, money expectations, daily communications and important meetings. From conversations to contracts, from assumptions to clarification, from complaints to celebrations, we will open eyes and save fighting on the way to the funeral home.

The attendees have said it best: 

“…Boy, Jolene’s information hits close to home! You’d swear she’d been sleeping under our bed! But after today’s workshop, we found out, there’s hope! Not only will what we learned today Continue reading “Stop Fighting on the Way to the Funeral Home!”

Show Us How You #FastlineIt

Introdcuding (1)Are you ready to show us how you #FastlineIt? It’s time to kick off our Show us how you #FastlineIt contest with the grand prize of a Yeti cooler! That’s right send us your best pictures of you and your Fastline or the equipment you find in it and you could have your very own Yeti! Read below for how to enter and the themes of each week of the contest!

How to Enter:

Entering is easy as can be – just follow the weekly prompts of the pictures we want to see and upload them to Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Tag Fastline (Facebook – @Fastine, Twitter – @Fastline, Instagram – @FastlineFarm) and use #FastlineIt to qualify. Prizes will be drawn weekly. All entries from each week will be entered to win the grand prize of a Yeti Cooler!

Week One – Fastline in the Fields

The first week of this contest we want you to send in your best shots of you out in the fields with your Fastine! Whether it’s on your phone, iPad or the catalog – show us your best shot. Share it on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, tag Fastline and use #FastlineIt to qualify.

Week Two – Fastline Your Way

Show us your favorite way to Fastline! If there’s nothing like the paper, show us your shot with your Fastline. If you like checking out then show us that.  Continue reading “Show Us How You #FastlineIt”

The Gift of Learning

Jolene Brown joins us today to talk about the gift of learning. As 2014 comes to an end, we have an opportunity to look back and see what we have learned this year and what we have yet to learn!

Jolene Brown is a farmer, professional speaker, author and champion for the family owned business. She’s from West Branch, Iowa, USA, and travels worldwide sharing leading-edge best practices that have the power to increase productivity, profitability and peace of mind. Her passion combined with her fun-filled spirit and valuable information brings humor, hope and helpful ideas to the people of agriculture. For more information and to check out her speaking availability, contact her at [email protected],

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A Look Back – The Top Blog Posts of 2014


It’s time for a little reflection! Let’s take a look back at the top blog posts of 2014. Which one was your favorite?

Ten Signs You Grew Up On A Farm

You know you grew up on a Farm when:
1. You give directions not by streets, but by fields and land marks.
2. You were driving Tractors before your feet could hit the pedals. Read More.

Ten Things Farmers Know Better Than Anyone Else

Anyone can farm, but not everyone is a Farmer. There are many things that you quickly learn and traits that are necessary to have while Farming. Check out our list of the 10 things Farmers know better than anyone else. Read More.

8 Things That Have a Different Meaning for Farmers

Farming is a way of life with many similarities and differences to those who don’t farm. Check out our 8 things that have a different meaning to Farmers!
1. Holidays- Holidays carry a different meaning for Farmers. Just because it’s Christmas morning, the livestock still needs to be taken care of. Driving home from Easter service? There will be stopping to check on the crops or check on the cattle. The chores don’t stop just because it’s a special day. Read More.

Top 10 Songs About Farming

Country music is known for a lot of things… some better than others. One of things country music is known for is songs about life in the country- farming, family, tractors, working hard and playing hard. Recently we asked some of social media friends to let us know their favorite farming song, from the country genre and beyond, Continue reading “A Look Back – The Top Blog Posts of 2014”