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    Delivering Liquid Gold, Not Fool’s Gold

    Could we add the word “hemp” in front of our seed cleaning and condition lines and double the price? You bet. Is...

    Was Processing an Afterthought for Hemp Growers?

    With the price of hemp seed going anywhere from 80 cents a pound to $3 per seed, opportunists in Colorado looking to...

    9 Core Behaviors to Create Power Teams

    What does it mean to be “strong”? Do you picture a rugged hand with calluses and dirt and oil in the creases?...

    Core to Creating Power Teams Is the 3-C Strategy

    Sometimes taking on a life of their own, teams can be very dynamic and be a driving force in helping companies meet...

    Driven by a Uniquely External Approach

    Anyone who knows me knows I spend a great deal of time on the road working with customers or potential customers from...

    Size Matters: Precision and Accuracy

    Just as farmers look to deploy precision planting practices this spring, seed companies expect precision during the sorting and sizing process that...

    Take Care! A Phrase that’s Given Me New Perspective to Balancing It All

    You know that all-to-familiar goodbye, be it in email or in person: “Take care” or “take care of yourself.” Most of us don’t think...

    What It Really Means to Disconnect

    When you read this, we will all be back from our holiday vacations and settled into our “normal” work routines. However, the Christmas break...

    Connect. Conversate. Create Results

    Last December, we did something entirely unexpected: we refrained from exhibiting at the largest U.S. seed industry convention. This was neither a mistake, nor...

    37 Years of Managing Materials at Oliver Manufacturing

    I recently announced my retirement from Oliver Manufacturing, set to take effect this December, and I thought this was an opportunity to reflect on...

    Defining Industrial Hemp in Colorado

    Hemp is a big issue in Colorado, as many of you are aware by now. With big issues come ballot items, and the Colorado...

    Great Seedsmen Know Their Plants

    Great seedsmanship demands a lot from those who practice it. It demands an intimate familiarity with one’s plant. It demands knowledge and experience to...

    A Family’s Momentous Falling Out Propels Company’s Global Growth

    I was conversing with my grandfather Geoff Burney about Oliver Manufacturing’s founder and my great, great-grandfather Oliver Steele. I knew that the company was...

    Is Good Enough, Really Good Enough?

    Sometimes good enough needs to be put in context. Often times, it is best to compare it to something we all can relate to....

    Changing Climate Impacts Our Environment and Economy

    Oliver Manufacturing sits on the outskirts of La Junta, Colorado, in what's known as the Arkansas Valley. From our offices, one can watch the...

    Trade War’s End Game

    2018 promised a lot for soybean producers. In February, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) predicted annual U.S. soybean exports would break 2.5 billion...