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Spencer Hilton says the greatest benefit of hiring an outside adviser is that he or she isn’t caught up in the “history and emotions” of a farm and can bridge the gap between the older and younger generations.

Big farms equal big headaches — but will you pay for an adviser?

Farmers like Spencer Hilton say hiring was the best-ever investment, 
but management advice can seem ‘namby-pamby’

Reading Time: 4 minutes Spencer Hilton has seen the business of farming change drastically during the decades he’s spent on his fifth-generation grain operation. “In the day and age that we’re farming in right now, we’re dealing with the ‘Walmart effect,’” said the Strathmore-area farmer. “There’s a real advantage to economies of scale and size. It’s not for everybody, […] Read more