November 2017

Risky business down on the farm

By Patricia Olsen

Risk taking has paid off handsomely for McCarty Family Farms in Colby, Kan. In the last few years the McCarty family has become known for its partnership with Dannon, the global yogurt brand—quite an accomplishment in the dairy farm industry.

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Moving into the future

By Margaret Steen

Stevens Brothers Cartage and Storage was founded in 1905 in Saginaw, Mich., to haul steamer trunks using horse-drawn drays. Today The Stevens Group, still based in Saginaw, is a full-service moving company run by the fourth and fifth generations. Its longevity is a testament to the Stevens...Read more

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Business Mindset Helps Omaha Steaks Meet Challenges

By Dave Donelson

Bruce Simon, the fifth-generation CEO of Omaha Steaks, has a theory to explain why the direct marketer of beef and other foods survived to mark its centennial this year. “The sign of a successful family business is not to let the family part affect the operations of the...Read more

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