What Is The Secret To Farm Profitability? (From The Farm Gate)EXCERPT: Most farmers will say that marketing is the hardest task on the farm, because it is hard to pick a price and remain emotionally comfortable with it, knowing there may be a better price in days ahead. With the recent volatility in fuel and fertilizer prices, settling upon a price with a dealer and booking your needed inputs is also a gut-wrenching experience. Does that mean that picking a price, either for buying inputs or selling an output is the only route to profitability? Maybe not.